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Flying officer Tolulope Oluwatoyin is dead (1995-2020)

Born 13th December 1995 to the family of Mr and Mrs Akintunde Arotile in Kaduna . Flying officer Tolulope Oluwatoyin Sarah hails from ijumu local government of Kofi state.

She attended air force primary school from 200-2005. And air force secondary school Kaduna 2006- 2011 before she later gained admission into the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy of 64rc on 22 September 2012. Flying officer Tolulope was commissioned into the Nigerian Air force as a pilot in on 16th September 2017, and holds a degree in mathematics at the Nigerian Defence Academy.

She was winged as the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian air force, after completing her flying training in south Africa. She holds a commercial pilot license and underwent tactical on the Augusta 109 in italy. She introduced the newly acquired Augusta 109 to the president, Commander in chief of the armed forces president Muhammadu Buhari, during the induction of eagle square Abuja 6th February 2020.

Flying officer Tolulope died on 14th July 2020 at the age of 24, she was inadvertently hit by the reversing vehicle of an excited former Air force secondary school classmate while trying to greet her. Before her untimely death, flying officer Tolulope made significant and outstanding contributions to the war against Terrorism, Banditry and other forms of criminal acts in the country, flying several combat missions.

In her words before her death ; " I joined the Nigerian Air force out of passion and ambition for it, being a military personnel has been a long time ambition ,the carriage that comes with it is simply exceptional"

Gone too soon like a Candle in the wind. She will be greatly missed by the entire Nigerian air force. May the soul of this heroine rest in peace. Rest on Soldier .

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Akintunde Arotile Kaduna Muhammadu Buhari Nigerian Defence Academy Tolulope Oluwatoyin


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