The deceased who died yesterday on board Arik Airline has been identified as Ijeoma Nwokedi, she was 39years old.
A reliable source told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that Mrs. Nwokedi was travelling with her husband and a cousin.
The source said the deceased had developed complications mid-air and was attended to by some medical personnel on board the flight.
Arik Air, in a statement by its spokesperson, Ola Adebanji, confirmed the incident.
“A female passenger on board Arik Air’s Port Harcourt-Lagos flight was confirmed dead by medical personnel on arrival this morning at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal One, Lagos.
“The lady boarded the flight from Port Harcourt in company of her husband and cousin. The cause of death is yet to be ascertained,” the statement said.