Tolulope, who was instrumental in the fight against banditry and insurgency, died in a road accident at NAF base Kaduna after sustaining head injuries at the age of 23 years.
Atiku in a post on his Facebook page on Thursday noted that the first Nigerian Air Force helicopter pilot shattered the ceiling, and will always be Nigeria's number one.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer in the 2015 presidential election prayed for the peaceful repose of the delarted Tolulope in the bosom of the Lord.
Atiku also prayed that the Almighty God grant the Arotile family and all her loved ones the comfort to bear this loss.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari, in a statement yesterday (Wednesday) said he received the news of the death of Tolulope with "deep pain".
The president then sent condolences to her family and colleagues.
Buhari also disclosed in the statement that he had witnessed Arotile skills in flying combat helicopters and saluted her contributions to the nation's battle against terrorism and armed banditry attacks.
The President while saluteing Arotile's bravery while alive disclosed that her memory will be indelible, and her efforts remembered.
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