78-Year-Old Woman Stranded At Lagos Airport. Photo

A 78-year-old woman, Benice Ikerionwu, is said to be stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. According to Iwuchukwu Benneth, a staff with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), the woman arrived the airport on Monday, August 13th, and was left stranded by her son who was meant to pick her up.

A passenger who saw the woman crying profusely at the airport as she had no money or phone with her – notified the airport authorities who tried contacting her family without any positive response.

Read the report shared by Iwuchukwu online;

Please,this 78years woman Mrs Benice Ikerionwu arrived at Lagos Int Airport on Lufthansa airline on Monday 13/8/18 around 5pm and has been stranded there as she had no money,phone nor contact of Relation on her as at late nite that day.

She told us that her son Chimezie Ikerionwu was coming from Abuja to pick her on arrival but he was no where to be found as she was crying like a baby when one Bimpe kemi an arrived passenger noticed her and reported to Airport Security and was with her at Tango city and Servicom elderly lounge all through the nite and also gave her money to eat when leaving in the morning.

Yesterday her daughter chinwe Irabor nee ikerionwu was contacted thru her phone numbers got from the Airline as she booked her mothers ticket,but she refuse to cooperate with the Aviation security official who called her by not disclosing her two Brothers living at Ikeja and Ajegunle numbers to him instead she claimed that they had picked and that she slept at the sons house at Ajegunle.