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Plane crash: NAF delegation visits Pilot’s family in Ibadan

Officials of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Friday paid a condolence visit to family of the pilot, Flt.-Lt. Taiwo Asaniyi of the military jet that crashed in Kaduna.

Asaniyi was the pilot of the ill-fated jet which also claimed the lives of his co-pilot, Flt Lt Alfred Ayodeji Olufade, newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, and eight others.

Air Commodore Peter Simeon, who is the Commander of the 671 NAF base detachment, Akobo, Ibadan, led other officers to the late pilot’s residence in Ibadan to console the aged parents.

Responding on behalf of the family, Deacon Adeleke, who thanked the NAF for the early visit, pleaded for immortalisation of all the deceased.

He advised that the government should always remember the families of the deceased.

WITHIN NIGERIA reported that Asaniyi, who was about to wed, had his introduction in March.

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