Air Force immortalises late Tolulope Arotile
Nigerian Air Force has immortalized the late First female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile who who died on July 14, 2020.
Tolulope Arotile died at age 24 as a result of head injuries she sustained from the accident at the air force base, Kaduna
The Air Force has now immortalized the deceased, naming a Pilots Crew ‘Room’ at the 115 Special Operations Group (115 SOG) Port Harcourt after her.
Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola revealed this in a statement issued on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the CAS said immortalizing Arotile was done, not only to honour her memory but also to further inspire young girls in Nigeria to study, work hard and pursue their dreams and legitimate aspirations with pride and honour.
Speaking during the ceremony, which also featured the commissioning of a newly constructed Block of 18 x two-bedroom flats for Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) as well as a water project, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, stated that immortalizing late Flying Officer Arotile was done, not only to honour her memory but also to further inspire young girls in Nigeria to study, work hard and pursue their dreams and legitimate aspirations with pride and honour.
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