CAS, Abubakar, Kogi Gov., Bello mourn first female combat helicopter pilot

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, have extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, who died in a car accident on Tuesday. The CAS said he was heartbroken by the incident which occurred in Kaduna State. Abubakar described the first female combat helicopter pilot in the history of the Nigerian Air Force as “one of our shining young stars”. In a statement on Wednesday, Abubakar said Arotile was “a very intelligent, disciplined, confident and courageous young officer who…

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Crisis as Kogi APC governorship screening committee dumps 12 aspirants

A mega-crisis is rocking the Kogi State All Progressives Congress governorship screening committee as all major aspirants for the November 2019 have been disqualified from contesting the primary and they are accusing the Sen. Hope Uzodinma led committee of favouritism and playing out the script of the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello. Those who were disqualified were a former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Oyibe Jibrin, Prof. Mohammed Seidu Onailo, Prince Mustapha Mona Audu, Hadiza Iyoma Ibrahim, Yahaya Odidi Audu, Sani Lulu Abdullahi, Gen. Patrick Ademu Akpa (retd), Engr. Danlami…

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