The minister of women affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen has expressed deep shock over the sudden death of flying officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a ghastly road accident in Kaduna.
While condoling the Nigerian Air Force, parents and professional colleagues of the fallen heroine, the minister said she took solace in the fact that the deceased young woman pursue worthy causes while alive.
” The Hon. Minister of women affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen expresses her heartfelt condolences to the chief of the air staff, Air Marshall Abubakar Siddique, officers, men and women of the Nigerian Air Force over the sudden death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile of the 64 RC who paid the supreme price at the Nigeria Air Force base, Kaduna.
” I recall with tears in my eyes when just in October, 2019, I participated in the winging and decoration of this rare gem officer with her flying rank.
“Little did I know that in less than a year, this epitome of female courage, this role model pilot officer will pass away like a candle in the wind.
” My prayer goes to flying officer Tolulope Arotile’s parents, friends, professional colleagues and Nigerian women over this irreparable death. May the Almighty grant you the fortitude to bear the great loss,” she said.