Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Nigerian-American UIS Student Denied Boarding by AA

A UIS student was set to represent his college and his country in the National Model U.N. in New York, but instead he was forced to return home alone after being denied boarding at the airport.

Alfred Komolafe, a political science major was questioned by police and the FBI after trying to board an American Airlines flight this weekend.

The university had purchased tickets for Komolafe and 15 other students months ago, with no indication of any problems until the group arrived at Lambert International in St. Louis.

Komolafe was interviewed by WICS-TV 20 for a report on March 30, 2010.

Watch the story on News Channel 20's website