FAAN Mourns The Death Of Passenger At Abuja Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has commiserated with the family of a female passenger who died at Abuja airport on Thursday.

FAAN in a statement by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, said the medical personnel at the airport tried to revive the passenger to no avail. 

“Although the Authority has processed millions of passengers through the airport without any such incident over the years, we deeply regret that despite spirited efforts by our medical officials to resuscitate her, she was confirmed dead at about 0906hours, and her remains was subsequently taken to the NAF Medical Centre.

“The Authority uses this opportunity to express our profound condolences to her family and friends on this unfortunate loss and pray that her soul finds rest with the Lord. FAAN… Committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.” She said.

Below is the full statement.

THE PASSING OF A PASSENGER AT ABUJA AIRPORT

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) regrets to inform the general public that at about 0834hours on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, a female passenger, waiting to board a Lagos bound flight from the domestic terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja was observed having difficulty in breathing at the boarding hall, but later passed on after frantic efforts made at resuscitating her, including the administration of CPR (Cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) proved abortive in the circumstances.

Although the Authority has processed millions of passengers through the airport without any such incident over the years, we deeply regret that despite spirited efforts by our medical officials to resuscitate her, she was confirmed dead at about 0906hours, and her remains was subsequently taken to the NAF Medical Centre.

The Authority uses this opportunity to express our profound condolences to her family and friends on this unfortunate loss and pray that her soul finds rest with the Lord. FAAN… Committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.

Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze

(Mrs.) Ag General Manager, Corporate Affairs

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