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Nigeria’s First Female Helicopter Combat Pilot, Arotile, Laid To Rest

The remains of Nigeria’s first female helicopter combat pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has been buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. Arotile, who died on July 14, 2020, in Kaduna, is being buried in strict compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, Nigerian Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said. She died from severe injuries following a […]

Senate Mourns Arotile, Nigeria’s First Female Combat Copter Pilot

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed shock and sadness at the tragic news of the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile. Lawan said despite her brief service, the deceased flying officer left indelible footprints as a dedicated officer and Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot. The Senate President noted the […]

Nigeria’s First Female Combat Helicopter Pilot, Arotile, Dies At 23

Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile is dead, eight months after she was commissioned as Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot. This was contained in a statement signed by Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. She was just 23. “It is with great sorrow that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) regretfully announces the […]