The Nigerian Air Force, NAF has handed over the three suspects involved in the incident that led to the death of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, over to the Nigerian Police.


NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who made this known in a statement in Abuja, said the suspects include Nehemiah Adejoh, Igbekele Folorunsho and Festus Gbayegun. Late Arotile was the first ever female combat helicopter pilot in the NAF.

He said the Commander 453 Base Services Group, Group Captain Hadi Ahmed during the handover recalled how an SUV vehicle driven by Adejoh, with the two others as passengers knocked down Arotile.

NAF Spokesman also quoted as saying that the vehicle knocked down Arotile when she was walking along Air Marshal Ibrahim Alfa Road in the NAF Base Kaduna, leading to her eventual death.