The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN on Friday said a yet unidentified corpse has been discovered on runway 18R/36L of the Murtala Muhammed Airport.
According to a statement signed by FAAN’s General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, the discovery on Thursday.
“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,” the statement said.
“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.”
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