British Dep. high commissioner slumps and dies at Lagos airport

The Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Parker yesterday slumped and died at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos.Parker who flew into the county aboard an American Airline, Delta Air Lines sources said took ill while onboard.

The plane had arrived the country from Atlanta Georgia around 4pm on Tuesday.

A source close to the airport confirmed that the medical personnel attached to the terminal tried to revive him, but without success.

When it was confirmed that he had passed on, an ambulance was ordered to take him to the morgue.

As at the time of filing this report, the morgue where he was taken to could not be confirmed.

Another account indicated that the diplomat before dying was seen holding to his chest and screaming “my heart” and slumped before the health officials could reach him. ‬…mps-dies-lagos