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Arotile dead: We Will Release Findings On Sunday says NAF

The NAF on Sunday will be giving details on what led to the death of Tolulope Arotile; a flying Officer. Being the first female combat helicopter pilot in the country, an investigation is been carried out to what led to her death on Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained in the head in a road accident within the Nigerian Airforce Base in Kaduna State. The course mate and the other fellow who was in the car has been detained as investigation is ongoing.


The NAF said the dead of Arotile occurred when her former classmate accidentally hit her when reversing while trying to greet her. This is a great loss, as Arotile; first Female Combat Helicopter Pilot will be buried on July 23 with full military honours at the National Cemetery, Abuja.

Air commodore Ibikunle Daramola the Nigerian Airforce Director of Public Relation and Information said on Saturday night “The NAF will today 19 July 2020 hold a press conference after an investigation has been concluded to intimate the people as to what led to the death of Tolulope Arotile on the 14th July 2020. This press conference will be held at the Air Marshal MD Umar Blue Room at Headquarters NAF Abuja by 2 pm. Members of the press are invited to cover the event".

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