The Distinguished Senator Smart Adeyemi, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District has lamented the loss of Late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, describing the accident that claimed her life as quite saddening and most unfortunate.
The Senator, in his own words said, “at 23 years of age, late Arotile as a Flying Officer and the First Nigerian Female Combat Pilot, her attainment in her short life journey can be summed up as monumental, inspiring and indelible”.
The Senator acknowledged that her death is indeed a great loss to her family, Ijumu LGA, Kogi State, the Nigerian Armed Forces and indeed the whole nation.
He further noted that the gallantry of Late Flying Officer Arotile in the fight against insurgency and banditry will long be remembered as a landmark in the nation’s effort at keeping our sovereignty.
Finally, the Senator prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the gallant Officer, while also praying that God Almighty will console everyone who is affected by the loss of this hero.
ADIEU, THE HERO OF OUR TIME.
Chief Olowo Cornelius,
Legislative Aide to Distinguished Senator Smart Adeyemi,