The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has said that a passenger scheduled to travel out of the country on Wednesday morning slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos .
It was learnt that the passenger, who bears the same name with Senator Ademola Adeleke, had yet to check in when the incident occurred .
It was learnt that the passenger slumped and started gasping for breath at about 5:30 am.
The General Manager , Corporate Communications , FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the incident, saying the passenger slumped as soon as he stepped into the terminal .
She said he was later taken to the hospital where he was confirmed dead .
“It was so sad . He was probably going for medical check- up before he slumped and died , so we could not confirm which of the flights he was supposed to join.”
The family of Sen. Ademola Adeleke who is the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party has said that the passenger who died at the Lagos airport just bear same name with the gubernatorial candidate.
The family noted that, Sen Ademola Adeleke is healthy and strong. In his good health he will reclaime the stolen mandate.