The remains of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile have arrived at the military cemetery on Airport Road as the funeral rites commenced.
An ambulance belonging to the Nigerian Air Force with registration number AF 442, brought in the body.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Abubakar Sadique; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; the House Committee Chairman on Air Force, Bala Ib’n Nalla and the family members of the deceased have also arrived at the cemetery.
Arotile, who died on July 14 in Kaduna, is being buried in strict compliance with COVID-19 guidelines, Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said.
More details soon . . .