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Late Arotile's sister ask Nigerian Air Force to do this about her untimely death

Dimejisamuel
By Dimejisamuel | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 38298 views

Following the untimely death of one of Nigeria's finest and gallant Air force officer, flying officer Tolulope Arotile, Damilola Adegboye who is an elder sister of the deceased has called on the Nigerian Air force to take a thorough look into the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the late officer's death.

The late Tolulope Arotile was the first female combat helicopter pilot in the history of Nigerian Air Force but met her death in a freak car accident involving an old colleague

She died as a result of head injuries sustained from the accident which happened at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Kaduna State.

During an interview with The PUNCH on Thursday, Adegboye shed light on how the family was coping with the loss disclosing that the family is devastated by the untimely death.

However, she added that the family was not convinced on the manner she was said to have died thereby calling on the NAF( Nigerian Air Force) to investigate the incident thoroughly.

Her words “We in the family are not convinced that Tolu can just die like that in a freak accident. I know that the military is well trained in the art of investigation, we want them to carry out a thorough investigation that can convince us beyond all doubts that the incident that led to her death was real.”

While recounting the tragic day all over again, she said, "A call came into her phone which she picked but from the way they spoke, I knew the caller must be a senior officer calling her to come to Airforce base. She felt reluctant and I offered to drop her off."

“One hour later, I read online that something serious had happened to her. I couldn’t believe that somebody I just dropped off is dead,” she added.

Also speaking, the mother of Arotile recalled down how she gave birth to her describing her as a special child who loved fasting and prayer.

Meanwhile, tributes have continue to pour in for the deceased gallant officer who had led serious battles against bandits before her untimely death.

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