PHOTOS: Air Force Decorates First Female Helicopter, Fighter Pilots

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Updated October 15, 2019
A photo combination of Flying Officers Kafayat Sanni (L) and Tolulope Arotile taken on October 15, 2019. Photos: Channels TV/ Sodiq Adelakun.



The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has decorated two female pilots along with some male pilots.

The decoration ceremony held on Tuesday at the NAF Headquarters in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

The two female pilots are Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who is the first Nigerian female helicopter pilot, and Flying Officer Kafayat Sanni who is also the first female fighter pilot in the country.

Both pilots were trained in South Africa and the United States respectively.

See photos of the event below:

Newly decorated female officers with the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar.