Just in: Air Traffic Controller Slumps, Dies At Lagos Airport

Just in: Air Traffic Controller Slumps, Dies At Lagos Airport

  • Tragedy struck in the wee hours of Monday, November 22, at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos
  • One of the staff of the international airport in Lagos, Aniekan Inuk Effiong, has been confirmed dead
  • Effiong, an air traffic controller at the airport died on duty on Monday after slumping in the morning

An air traffic controller at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Aniekan Inuk Effiong, has passed on.

According to a publication from Daily Trust, Effiong died on duty in the early hours of Monday, November 22.

An air traffic controller
This happened on Monday, November 22 (Photo: KLM blog)
Source: UGC

It was gathered that Effiong slumped while on duty and died shortly after.

EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps while speaking about arrested suspect

Meanwhile, Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) slumped during a programme at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

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The EFCC boss was giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking.

He was speaking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards when the incident happened.

Bawa was later assisted to his seat by the minister of communications and digital economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, and other senior officials at the event.

Bawa: Health expert reveals strange factors responsible for slumps

Bawa's gait to the podium at the National Identity Day celebration was one of gallantry and confidence; little did the vibrant EFCC boss know that halfway through the message he will experience what some have termed his first public embarrassment.

First, it was sluggishness in speech, then dizziness followed by silence as the young head of Nigeria's topmost antigraft agency battled with a life-threatening discomfort in front of an audience beaming with dignitaries at Presidential Villa on Thursday, September 16.

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He managed to get to his seat, and suddenly, light out! Before the occasion, Bawa probably never thought he will end up in a hospital.

This incident is not strange to health experts one of who granted a short interview with Legit.ng on Thursday on the possible causes of slumps.

Asked what could trigger a slump, Obi C. Esther, a health practitioner who works with Alimosho General Hospital in Lagos, listed a number of factors that could cause such sudden attacks.

Source: Legit.ng

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