The body of Tolulope Arotile, the late Flying Officer of the Nigerian Air Force will be laid to rest next week on July 23, 2020.
Arotile was the NAFâ€™s first female combat helicopter pilot.
Â She died on July 14, 2020, reportedly after a road crash at the Air Force Base.
A statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who is the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, on Friday has it that the young lady will be laid to will be laid to rest with full military honours.
According to him, the burial will be at at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja.
Meanwhile, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, was said to have received some members of the Federal Executive Council, who were with him on a Condolence visit over the demise of Arotile.
Ibikunle Daramola added that some members of the National Assembly were also with CAS to condole with him.
The statement reads:
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