Arotile’s death: NAF explains why ‘autopsy’ wasn’t conducted


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said they did not conduct an autopsy following the death of Flying Officer, Tolupe Arotile because the family were satisfied with the agency’s investigations.

Tolulope, 24, who passed away on the 14th of July, 2020 following head injuries from an accident at the NAF Base in Kaduna was buried on Thursday at the National Cemetery in Abuja.

During his appearance on Media TV (known to Noble Reporters Media), the Spokesperson of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said the family of the deceased were satisfied with investigations carried out by NAF and did not request for any autopsy.

The late Tolulope Arotile. Photo: Twitter@Nigerian Air Force.

According to the NAF spokesperson, the cause of death for Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot was already known and the father of the late officer equally wanted a closure of the matter.

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