The wreckage of the Associated Airways plane

A consultant pathologist at the Department of Pathology and Forensic Medicine, Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM) and Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association, (NMA), Lagos State Chapter, Dr. Francis Faduyile has confirmed to Daily Times that the Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) sample results of the victims of the ill-fated Associated Airways plane that crashed on October 3, 2013 in Lagos has arrived the country.

Speaking with our reporter in a telephone interview, Dr. Faduyile said: “The DNA results have arrived the country and family members, relatives can come for the corpses; they are ready for collection.”

Also, an official at the Lekan Ogunsola Memorial House, the mortuary at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, who pleaded anonymity also disclosed that, “the results are back. Even one of the wives and family members of the Managing Director of MIC Funeral Services, Mr. Tunji Okunsanya Snr,  and Tunji Okusanya, Jnr were here this morning.”

He further said: “The corpses are ready for collection. Though, they were not given their corpses when they came; maybe they were not ready when they came.”

Earlier, Daily Times reported that the air hostess, Toyin Samson is now at the LASUTH Female Surgical Ward, where she is currently being properly managed of her pelvic fracture.


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