A driver attached to one of the buses conveying passengers from the terminal to the airside at Muritala Muhammed Airport terminal 2, MMA2, Lagos, has returned a bag containing $20,000, jewellery and other valuables worth millions of Naira, forgotten inside one of the buses, to the owner.
Mikail Mumuni, the Group Corporate Affairs Manager, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, BASL, operators of the Terminal, who disclosed this said the bag belonged to a prominent Nigerian (names withheld) who boarded an Arik Air flight from MMA2 to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, on Monday, August 30.
According to him, “At about 3: 10p.m. on August 30, a black bag that was forgotten inside a Coaster bus, used for conveying passengers at the airside, with the number plate BDG 689 GW.
The bag was picked up by the driver of the bus, Mr. Emmanuel Eluu and brought to the Aviation Security, AVSEC, Airside Supervisor, Mr. Taiwo Adelakun.
“Eluu was accompanied by Gbadamosi Olasunkami (Operations, Airside Supervisor) and Oluwole Alonge (Operations, Airside Head of Shift) to ascertain what was kept in the bag and for safe keep.