FAAN Speaks On Unidentified Body Discovered On Lagos Airport Runway 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has explained to the general public of an incident in which an unidentified human remains were found on Runway 18R/36L on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, FAAN’s General Manager, Corporate Affairs in a statement issued on Friday said a motorized cleaner, that was cleared to carry out a derruberization and sweeping of the runway discovered the remains at about 0106hours, and escalated the situation to relevant departments. 

“As a result, between 0110 and 0343 hours, the runway was temporarily closed to allow for immediate evacuation of the remains.Flight operations resumed at 0343 hours.

“Investigations are ongoing, and a report will be issued accordingly.” She said.

She, however, assured passengers that FAAN is committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort. 

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