An Associated Airline plane carrying the body of late former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Agagu, has crashed in Lagos, according to reports.
Eyewitnesses said the scene of the crash was close to the section where JET-A1, plane fuel is stored at the local wing of the airport.
Fire service officials have arrived the scene, evacuating the occupants of the plane. No confirmation yet, on if there was any loss of life in the crash.
When contacted, General Manager, Corporate Communications, of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, Yakubu Dati, asked to be given time to get details of the incident.
Unconfirmed reports however put the death toll at 20.
UPDATE: Lagos State Emergency Agency, LASEMA, has confirmed that 11 persons died in the crash, while four who sustained injuries have been hospitalised.