FAAN confirms discovery human body on MMA runway

FAAN confirms discovery human body on MMA runway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Friday confirmed that unidentified human remains were found on Runway 18R/36L on Thursday, May 19, 2022, during a routine inspection.

Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, made this known in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja, saying the body was found during a routine inspection.

The statement indicated, “A motorized cleaner, that was cleared to carry out a cleanup 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 the immediate evacuation of the remains. Flight operations resumed at 0343 hours.

“Investigations are ongoing, and a report will be issued accordingly”.