Reactions has continued to trail the demise of Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile, who died in Kaduna on Tuesday in a road traffic accident.
The death of Tolulope Arotile who is described as a disciplined, intelligent and courageous officer is a huge loss for the Nigerian force and the country at large.
Many Nigerians as well as Nollywood stars to top government officials in the likes of Foluke Daramola, Dino Melaye, Buhari, Ronke Odusanya, Rauf Aregbesola among others took to social media to mourn the demise of Tolulope Arotile.
The pictures of the decease was shared on their Instagram page and accompanied with the post below:
Foluke Daramola: You fought a good FIGHT, u have finished ur course now the crown of righteousness awaits u in heaven, though I never met u but u have laid indelible mark to the Nigeria, Africa and the whole world at large despite ur age.
Ur name will be BOLDLY written in gold and can never be forgotten. RIP to a small but giant young woman. RIP to a hero of our generation, RIP to u Tolulope Arosile.
U have shown that it doesnt matter how old or young u are u can still make ur mark, u can dare to be different and ingenious. U can make a great difference.
I learnt from u my dear. It shows that the world is just a passing phase that we come and make our mark and go. U indeed made a strong mark here on earth despite ur young age.
U will be greatly missed dear one 😢😢😭😭 RIP TO OUR FIRST FEMALE COMBATANT. #theworldmournsahero #theworldhaslostagreatpersonality #theworldhaslostagem #anotherangelhasgonebacktoheaven.
Rauf Aregbesola: What a sad loss for our nation! I’m pained by the demise of Nigeria’s First Female Airforce Combat Helicopter Pilot.
I condole with the family of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile and the entire Nigerian Air Force. 🇳🇬 🇳🇬 🇳🇬.
Thank you for your service to your country dear Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.. A fine and dedicated Military personel... You leveled the field for all to see that women can function in any career.
Sad how you died young at 24 before living to your full potential but you'll be remembered. I salute you and your courage.
Dino Melaye: May your soul rest in peace. Sad but we are proud of you. Okun....May God comfort your parents, Okunland and NAF. What a loss. SDM.
President in a statement wrote: The President sympathises with government and people of Kogi State on the loss.
President Buhari prays that the Almighty God will receive the soul of the departed, and comfort the family she left behind.
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