The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced that the remains of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, will be buried in full military honours. A statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore, Ibikunle Daramola, on Friday disclosed the late Arotile who died on July 14, 2020, will be buried at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja, on July 23.
Following her death, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, had received some members of the Federal Executive Council as well as members of the National Assembly who visited him at NAF Headquarters, to condole with him over the unfortunate demise of the young NAF pilot.
Among them were the Honourable Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, as well as the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.
The joint delegation from the upper and lower Houses of the National Assembly, comprising 20 members, was led by the Chairman Senate Committee on Air Force, Distinguished Senator Bala Ibn-Na’Allah, and the Chairman House Committee on the Air Force, Honourable Shehu Koko.