The death of the first female combat pilot, Tolulope Arotile has brought sadness and sorrow as many high-profiled citizens have taken to their page to extend their condolences.

Atiku Abubakar

Former presidential candidate for, People's Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has taken to his official twitter page to express his sadness over the death of Nigeria's first female combatant  helicopter pilot. In his tweet he acknowledged her as a source of inspiration for many and one of the most promising pilots of the Nigerian Air force.

Tolulope Arotile

His tweet read;
Tolulope Arotile was an inspiration. She shattered the ceiling, and will always be our number 1. May she rest in the bosom of the Lord. And may the Almighty God grant the Arotile family and all her loved ones the comfort to bear this loss. -AA