Tolulope Arotile is a Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot who die two days ago at the age of 24years. She will clock 25years old on the 13th of December this year. It was so sad to heard about her sudden death. Tolulope Arotile was knocked down by her former school friend who excitedly reversed into her accidentally. Her friend had the intention of greeting her but unfortunately it leads to the death of Tolulope Arotile.The deceased died due to the head injuries she sustained from the accident at the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Base in Kaduna on Tuesday.
Below is the list of dignitaries that reacted to her death:
President Muhammadu Buhari
The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari sent his condolences to the family of Tolulope Arotile and colleagues when he received the news with "deep pain." A statement reads as "The President salutes Arotile's bravery in the field to protect the country from onslaught of bandits and terrorists, assuring that her memory will be indelible, and her efforts remembered."
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu sympathized with the family of the deceased. He mourned the deceased as he took to his tweeter page. "My sincere condolences to the family, friends and Nigeria. Air Force colleagues of Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile." Tinubu tweeted.
Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde took to her Instagram page and shared the deceased picture and gave her tribute message. "A Tribute to #tolulopearotile. The first female combat pilot in Nigeria. Just 23, she was the best Air Force graduating student of her class. May your life be an inspiration to all that hear of you..." Omotola said.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
Former presidential candidate for the People's Demcratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar also reacted to the death of the deceased, Tolulope Arotile on his tweeter account. He tweeted: "Tolulope Arotile was an inspiration. She shattered the ceiling, and will always be our number 1. May she rest in the bosom of the Lord. And may the Almighty God grant the Arotile family and all her loved ones the comfort to bear this loss." -AA
Ahmad Lawan, the President of the Senate mourned the deceased. He sympathized with the family of the late Flying Officer, the Chief of the Air Staff, her office colleagues, other airmen, and airwomen. He said "Arotile was a role model for young women and the Nigerian youths in general with her focus and dedication to service and calling." Lawan lamented with the government and people of Kogi State over the death of Tolulope Arotile and prayed that her soul rest in perfect peace.
Sympathized with the family of the deceased in the comment box below. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
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