Nigeria Airforce, Family & Friends Bid Flying Officer Arotile Farewell

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Abubakar Sadique, Kogi State Governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello and other top dignitaries have stormed the military cemetery, venue of the funeral of the remains of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that Arotile’s body arrived at the military cemetery on Airport Road in ambulance belonging to the Nigerian Air Force with registration number AF 442, brought in the body. Other dignitaries at the venue are; the House Committee Chairman on Air Force, Bala Ib’n Nalla and the family members of the deceased…

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Tolulope Arotile: Nigeria Airforce Opens Investigation As To Cause Of Death With 2 Arrested

Nigerians were saddened thrown on Tuesday when the NAF first announced that Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, died at the NAF base in Kaduna State from a road traffic accident. After informing Nigerians that Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile was knocked down and killed by an excited friend’s car, the Nigerian Air Force on Friday stated that it was investigating the circumstances surrounding the death. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, stated these in an interview with newsmen, saying…

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Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot Is Dead

Tolulope Arotile, 23-year-old, Nigerian Air Force’s first female combat helicopter pilot, has died in a road accident. We gathered that Arotile sustained head injuries from the road accident which occurred at the NAF Base in Kaduna. NAF in a press statement said the flight officer died on Tuesday. The statement quoted the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, as describing her death as an “irreparable loss.” Arotile, hails from Iffe in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State. She had recently completed a programme at the Starlite…

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