BREAKING NEWS: NiDCOM Petitions EgyptAir, Demands Justice 

NiDCOM Petitions EgyptAir, Demands Justice 

NiDCOM Petitions EgyptAir, Demands Justice ….>>>

Worried by non-response from Egyptair management on the death of a , Ms Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye, aboard the on September 4, 2023, the chairman/CEO of in Commission (NiDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has formally demanded for justice from the .


In a letter personally signed by her and delivered by the Commission's Head of Media and Public Relations, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, to the General Manager of the airline in office, Mr Majdi Al Aridi, Dabiri-Erewa described the sudden death of Remilekun as sad and painful.


The NiDCOM boss, in the petition, stated that Remilekuni's case was drawn to the attention of NiDCOM in a petition sent by Mrs Olufunmilola Olaniyi-Alabi, her elder sister based in United Kingdom on behalf of the family to the Commission.


She said that since the death of Remilekun aboard the airline from to Cairo, the Management of the EgyptAir has not deemed it fit to any member of the family nor her next of kin as contained in her particulars before boarding the aircraft.


“It is surprising that Egyptair management has not deemed it fit to any members of Remilekun family to break the sad to them nor condole with them. It has not responded as well to NIDCOM petition since Wednesday Sept. 13, 2023,” a statement signed by NiDCOM spokesman, Balogun, added.


“On behalf of the family and the Federal of , the Commission is demanding for full disclosure that led to the sudden death of Ms. Remilekun Toyosi Meshioye aboard EgyptAir on that fateful day,” he added.


Dabiri-Erewa, who has since condoled with the family and prayed for the repose of the soul of the deceased, assured them that justice will be served in of Remilekun.


Remilekun, 41, who was billed for to resume for her studies, was said to have left for onboard EgyptAir MS 876 to Cairo on Monday September 4, via Murtala Muhammad International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, but allegedly took ill on board and brought out dead from the aircraft at Cairo International Airport.


The family, according to Mrs Olufunmilola Olaniyi-Alabi, said the Airline didn't inform them, but rather they got a message from the Consular office in Cairo informing them of her death on board the .


“Please we need to know what exactly happened to Remilekun and how to get her corpse back to Nigeria for a peaceful burial as well as all her belongings in the custody of the airline,” NiDCOM demanded.


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