Lagos Plane Crash: 17 Dead, 5 Injured, Agagu’s Only Son on Board, Olu Falae’s Son Also On Board

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The corpse of the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu,  who died recently was on board the Associated Airlines plane that crashed in Lagos Thursday.

On  board the ill-fated aircraft were also Agagu’s only son, Feyi,  the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mr  Deji Falae and a staff in the Protocol  Department of the Governor’s office, Mr Layi Daji.

Also on  board were  Mr Tunji Okusanja Jr and his father, Tunji Okusanja. However,  while Okusanja senior is said to have sustained injuries and unconscious, his son is believed to have been among those that died.  The Okusanja  family owns the  MIC Caskets, a  popular funeral undertakers in  Lagos Island.

An  employee of MIC Caskets,  identified as Chijioke, was also among those that  died in the crash.

As at  the time of filing this report, Agagu’s corpse had been taken to the Nigerian Airforce base.

The management of the Federal Airports Authority  of  Nigeria (FAAN) Thursday confirmed that  22 passengers  were   on board  the  Associated Airlines plane  that crashed  in Lagos.

FAAN’s spokesman, Mr Yakubu Datti  said that 17  of the passengers were confirmed dead, while five  passengers sustained injuries.

It was also  gathered that  the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun  Agagu’s only son, Seyi, was on board the crashed plane.

But it could not be confirmed as  at the time of filing this report if  Feyi was among the survivors of the plane crash.

Source: Thisday

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