Plane Conveying Governor Adeleke, Aides Catches Fire

Plane Conveying Governor Adeleke, Aides Catches Fire
Governor Ademola Adeleke

A private jet carrying Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke and his entourage reportedly caught fire at the take-off point at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos.

The incident occurred at around 9 a.m. on the fateful day at the domestic wing of the airport as the plane was about to take off from Lagos to Abuja.

According to reports, at the time of the incident, the plane was about to take off but taxied to the end of the runway when a loud explosion was heard from the plane’s engine.

As a result, the launch was immediately canceled.

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However, the incident was not formally reported to the relevant aviation regulator as it violated standard protocols.

A source said:

“No deaths or injuries were reported, and other passengers in the plane as of the time of the incident could not be ascertained.”

The jet belonged to billionaire businessman Chief Adedeji Adeleke, father of Afrobeats musician David Adeleke (also known as Davido). He was also the younger brother of Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke.

Adeleke was the owner of Bombardier Global Express 6000, which was involved in the incident.

The jet was used by the Adeleke family as their family plane.

It was said that the jet was found parked in the airport’s executive jet hangar before its September 5 deployment.


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