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Two persons Arrested In Connection To The Death Of Tolulope Arotile As NAF Commence Investigation

Two persons Arrested In Connection To The Death Of Tolulope Arotile As NAF Commence Investigation


The Nigeria Air Force revealed on Friday that they are investigating the circumstances that led to the death of Tolulope Arotile, the late Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, who died at the NAF base in Kaduna State from a road traffic accident.

Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore revealed to newsmen that thorough investigation is still ongoing to unravel the truth about the cause of her death.


NAF spokeperson said the date for the burial of the late Tolulope Arotile has been scheduled to hold on Thursday, July 23 at the National Military Cemetery, Abuja, as she will be buried with full military honours.


Initially, NAF spokesperson said she on road accident at NAF base in Kaduna after sustaining head injuries. It was later clarified that she died after one of excited classmate knocked her down through a reverse when trying to greet her.

Afenifere, a Yoruba social -cultural organisation refused the said claim that led to her death. He insisted for further investigation need to done on the cause of her death.

However, two boys have apprehended and are under NAF's custody for thorough investigation.

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Ibikunle Daramola Kaduna State NAF National Military Cemetery Nigeria

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