- A comic book in honour of Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot, late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, has been launched on Friday, October 2
- Recall that Arotile was killed in an accident on July 14, 2020, an unfortunate incident that threw the nation into mourning
- The book titled Girls Can Fly was written for children within the age bracket of three and 13 and to also inspire the girl-child
- The late combat helicopter pilot was a gallant officer whose heroic acts will always be remembered
A comic book has been launched in honour of Nigeria's first female combat helicopter pilot, late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died on July 14, 2020.
The book titled Girls Can Fly was launched on Friday, October 2, by the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, Expressive Info reports.
Legit.ng gathers that the book was launched at an event organised by the Ministry of Youths and Sports in partnership with I Choose Life Foundation.
The book was written for children within the age bracket of three and 13 and to also inspire the girl-child.
During the launch of the book, Air Marshal Abubakar described Arotile as a gallant officer whose heroic acts will never be forgotten.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that military sources revealed more details about the circumstances surrounding the death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who was killed in an accident.
The late Arotile was Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot. She died on Wednesday, July 15, after reportedly being hit by a reversing car.
Military sources who did not want to be named said that the driver who knocked the officer down is a civilian who does not have any valid driving credentials.
The NAF director of public relations and information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, stated this in a statement issued on Friday, July 17.
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