The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Friday revealed that finding of a yet unidentified dead body on runway 18R/36L of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
The General Manager of Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, in a statement indicated that the corpse was discovered on Thursday by a motorized cleaner.
The statement reads: “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.”