Tears Flow As Airport Manager Slumps, Dies on Duty In Abuja
Aniekan Effiong, an air traffic controller of the Nigerian Airspace Management Authority has slumped and died while discharging his duty.
The deceased was the Assistant General Manager, Operations, NAMA, before his demise on Monday morning.
The late Effiong reportedly slumped at the approach radar control site of NAMA, in the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The management of the agency, while confirming Effiong’s death
In a statement signed by its spokesman, Khalid Emele, on Monday, the described the deceased as “ a hard-working and dedicated staffer who died at the prime of his career.
“Effiong reported to duty at the Abuja TRACON on November 21, 2021 at 6pm without any sign of illness whatsoever. He was to close by 7am today (Monday). However, at about 4am this morning, he experienced difficulty in breathing.
“A FAAN ambulance was called to take him to the nearest medical facility. He was immediately taken to the Air Force base clinic, where he died.