Late Flying Officer Arotile: Aisha Buhari Mourns
Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari has joined millions of Nigerians to mourn the late female combat pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
In a statement on her Facebook page Mrs Buhari said:
”It’s with a heavy heart that I received the news of the demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the first female Nigerian Airforce Combat Helicopter Pilot.
”I condole with the family of Flying Officer Arotile, the Nigerian Airforce and the country over this irreparable loss. The deceased was an intelligent young woman, a huge potential, a representative of both Nigerian women and youth, and what they could achieve.”
The late combatant died from head injuries after and ex-coursemate’s reversing vehicle knocked her down at the NAF Base in Kaduna.