A middle-aged female passenger was on Wednesday found dead in one of the toilets at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
It was gathered that the passenger, whose identity was not revealed, was billed to travel to Abu Dhabi, United Arabs Emirates, on Etihad Airways.
Sources said the deceased was on her way to the UAE to seek medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
She was said to have suffered a bout of pain which made her rush to the toilet, where she died.
According to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Mr. Yakubu Dati, the corpse was discovered at about 6.30am.
Dati said the remains of the deceased had been taken to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, for autopsy.
The FAAN spokesman, however, declined to reveal the identity of the passenger.
He said, â€œWe will not reveal the identity of the deceased for now. Presently, we are working to inform the relatives of the passenger. We will still obtain the autopsy report and observe certain procedure. It is when we have done all these that the identity of the dead passenger will be made public.â€