How Aisha Buhari reacted to death of Nigeria’s first female combatant pilot


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Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has replied to the death of Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combatant helicopter pilot.

Tolulope died on Tuesday in a road accident in Kaduna State.

Her death was announced by the Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday.

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In response to the sad news, Mrs. Aisha Buhari tweeted “It is with a heavy heart that I have received the news of the demise of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the first female Nigerian Airforce Combat Helicopter pilot.

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“I condole with the family of Flying Officer Arotile, the Nigerian Airforce and the country over this irreparable loss.”

She described the deceased as a smart young woman and a huge potential for both Nigerian women and youth, and what they could accomplish.

Nigerian Air Force commissioned two females Kafayat Sanni and Tolulope Arotile as the first female combatant pilot and first female helicopter pilot, respectively on October 16, 2019.

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