Nigeria Air force to immortalize Tolulope Arotile

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The Nigerian Air Force has immortalized the late Flying Officer, Tolupe Arotile who was killed in an accident on July 14 in Kaduna State.

Speaking during the newly renovated and remodelled Pilots’ Crew ‘Room’ at the 115 Special Operations Group Port Harcourt, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said immortalizing the deceased was in fulfilment of the Force’s promise.


Abubakar said the move was in appreciation to Arotile for her contributions to the fight against armed banditry and other criminal activities in the country.


According to a statement by the Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola the Pilots Crew ‘Room’ was named after the late Flying Officer, who was also Nigeria’s first Female Combat Pilot.

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