The spokesperson for the Lagos Airport Police Command, DSP Joseph Alabi, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.
Alabi said the incident was reported to the police authorities after the passenger was pronounced dead by medical personnel.
The deceased, who was said to have flown in from the U.S. alongside his wife, reportedly collapsed at about 3.55p.m. at the check port screening point.
Efforts by the airport medical personnel to resuscitate Dada proved futile and he was pronounced dead at 5.34 p.m.
It was further gathered that the deceased was the District Governor-Elect, Lions Club International, District 404 A1.