The death of Flying Officer Arotile


TOLULOPE Oluwatoyin Sarah Arotile had a noble ambition: to fly combat aircraft. By the time she died on July 14, she had not only made a reality of her ambition but had done so excellently well. To say the least, the entire nation is in pangs at the manner of her passing. In a terse statement, the Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, had on Wednesday July 15 formally informed the nation: “Flying Officer Arotile died on 14 July 2020 at the age of 24, when she was inadvertently hit by the reversing vehicle of an excited former Air Force Secondary School classmate while trying to greet her.”  According to her father, Akintunde Arotile, an engineer, she had spoken to him earlier that…

Source: Nigerian Tribune