Tolulope Arotile Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, died on July 14 2020.
Many Argument has risen on what could caused her death.
However, Nigerian Air Force(NAF) has revealed the identity of the killer of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
Ibikunle Daramola, the Nigeria Air Force Director of Public Relations and Information revealed the name of Arotile’s ex-classmate.
It was revealed that the man who drove the vehicle that hit Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot was “Mr Nehemiah Adejoh”.
Arotile died from head injuries on Wednesday when she was knocked down by a car driven by Adejoh at the Kaduna NAF base.
He continued "It is noteworthy that Messrs Adejoh, Folorunsho and Gbayegun are all civilians who live outside NAF Base Kaduna, but were on their way to visit one Mrs Chioma Ugwu, wife of Squadron Leader Chukwuemeka Ugwu, who lives at Ekagbo Quarters on the Base"
“Upon recognising their schoolmate, Arotile, after passing her, Mr Adejoh, who was driving, reversed the vehicle, ostensibly in an attempt to quickly meet up with the Deceased, who was walking in the opposite direction.
In the process, the vehicle struck Flying Officer Arotile from the rear, knocking her down with significant force and causing her to hit her head on the pavement.
The vehicle then ran over parts of her body as it veered off the road beyond the kerb and onto the pavement, causing her further injuries.” NAF Spokeman stated
After the incident Arotile was rushed to the hospital before she died.
Mr Daramola said the Three ex-classmates were tested for Alcohol, no Alcohol were found in their Body.
However, The man that drove the Car, Mr Nehemiah has no Valid Driver's Licence. The matter has been handed to Police for more investigation.
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