Air Vice Marshal MS Usman was at the HQ NAF to condole the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and the NAF family, over the demise of late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the NAF’s first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on 14 July 2020. At the Memorial Arcade where he laid wreaths and signed the condolence register.
The Chief, while signing the register described tne loss as tragic and a great minus to the Airforce and the country as a whole. He Prayed for the reposted soul of the officer . She has since been buried at the National Military Cemetery with a state Burial