The Director of Administration, NAF, Air Vice Marshal Aliyu Pani, said it is the tradition of the service to immortalise its fallen heroes by naming blocks of accommodations after them.
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The military outfit said it immortalised Arotile by naming a remodelled Pilots Crew Room at the 115 Special Operations Group in Port Harcourt, after the late combatant pilot.
The incident generated so much reaction from Nigerians as many suspected foul play and called for thorough investigation. Now, the authorities have come out with the report that Tolulope was mistakenly ran over by her friends and that there was no premeditated plan to kill her.
Tolulope’s soul is being digitally replicated for the Oduduwa homeland dream. They now control the digital universe where they drop threats, revenge, and the balkanisation of a Nigeria they see as killer of destiny, glory, and talent.
Both died in different places and under different circumstances, but you only need to look a bit closer to see the dots connecting the tragedies. Like candles in the wind, as Elton John would say, they burned out before their legend ever did.
The country’s first female combat helicopter pilot was buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja in the early hours of Thursday
Moreover, while it would have been ideal for the entire investigation to be concluded before details on the incident are released, the NAF, in sensitivity to public concerns occasioned by the spread of false information, appreciates the imperative to provide more clarity at this very difficult moment.
The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, gave the details on Sunday at a news briefing in Abuja
This was reported to have been confirmed by military sources on Saturday.
The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, stated these in an interview with Saturday PUNCH
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said the late Arotile would be buried with full military honours.
Afenifere made the demand in a statement by its spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, on Thursday
Arotile told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday that he was shocked to receive the news of her death few hours later.
Arotile, according to information provided by the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday from a head injury sustained from a car accident.
The first female fighter (combatant) pilot winged is Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni and first female helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile.