Ekiti State Government on Monday issued a statement mourning the death of an indigene of the State in the military aircraft that crashed in Abuja on Sunday.
The statement reads: “The Government and people of Ekiti State mourn our son, Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS specialist), who died in the Beechcraft Kingair B350i plane crash while returning to the Abuja Airport after a technical difficulty enroute Minna, Niger State on Sunday.
“Late FS Olawunmi, an indigene of Ogotun Ekiti, was a competent, courageous, and worthy NAF personnel. He was a true Nigerian hero who won the respect and admiration of both his peers and his commanding officer throughout the war against insurgency.
“Our deepest condolences to the Olawunmi family, Ekiti State stands with you. “