At Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, a Nigerian passenger, Jude Oladapo, slumped and died on Saturday.
The MMIA Police Command spokesman, Lagos, Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development in Lagos on Sunday at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Mr. Alabi said that the 44-year-old passenger was on boarding Air France when he abruptly collapsed upon receiving reports that his mother had died.
The incident happened at about 5.30 p.m., he says. And Ajayi Olamide of the MMIA Medical Clinic confirmed the death of the deceased.
Mr Alabi said the body was buried in the mortuary of the Air Force Hospital.