The airline’s spokesperson, Simon Tumba, stated that the diversion was as a result of a sensor alarm noticed on the flight deck.
The statement read,
Our flight AJ 2002 flying between Lagos and Douala this (Friday) afternoon had an air return as a result of a sensor alarm noticed by the flight crew in the flight deck.
Following strict safety standard procedure, our flight crew decided to abort the flight. The problem had been fixed and we are awaiting Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) approval to commence use of the aircraft.”