Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known at a briefing on Sunday.
Ibikunle gave the name of the deceased’s ex-classmate who drove the vehicle that hit Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot.
He revealed the suspected killer as Mr Nehemiah Adejoh and also stated the case would be handed over to the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) being a civil case.
Arotile died from head injuries on Wednesday when she was knocked down by a car driven by her old classmate at the Kaduna NAF base.
It was reported that her ex-classmate is said to have no driver’s license.
According to reports, the said the driver accompanied by his friends, visited his relatives at the NAF base and decided to drop off the late pilot whom he spotted on the road inside the base.
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