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M.I Abaga pays tribute to the Nigeria’s Female fighter pilot who recently died

Written on 07/15/2020
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M.I Abaga paid tribute to Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot who recently passed away.

Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who was Nigeria’s first-ever female combat helicopter pilot in the history of Nigerian AirForce, died yesterday from head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident in Kaduna.

Tolu was only 25 years old. She who was commissioned into the NAF in September 2017 as a member of the National Defence Academy and winged in October 2019.

M.I paying respects to her wrote,

Rest In Peace Tolulope Arotile. Nigerians first female combat helicopter fighter pilot!!! At 23 – an angel and superhero amongst us!!!! We won’t forget you