Confirming the incident, Command Public Relations Officer, Wing Commander Emmanuel Iheoma:
"ACM, Kalu B.A shot an Air Woman, Oladipupo at 6.06am this morning (yesterday). She was taken to 161 NAF hospital located in the base and was later referred to the Benue State Teaching Hospital (BSUTH) in Makurdi where she died. Her corpse has been deposited at the NAF hospital mortuary while the accused, Kalu has been arrested and detained at Air Provost Squadron.
LIB reported that Kalu shot dead Oladipupo at their quarters after he allegedly caught her with another man said to be a civilian. The jealous boyfriend also tried to shoot the man before his gun failed him. The unidentified alleged lover managed to escape and raised the alarm, attracting other soldiers to the scene.