How gunmen killed former PDP National Chairman in Imo

Former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak was murdered by gunmen in Owerri Imo State. 

The news of his death was made known by his classmate, Dr Umar Ado in a statement on Sunday obtained by Tribune Online.

Even though, the statement did not said what took him to Imo but unconfirmed sources revealed that he was in Imo on the invitation of some Northern Groups in the state. 

Full text:

“I just confirmed the sad and gruesome death of my friend and classmate, the former Hon. Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, former Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President and former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Barr. Ahmadu Ali Gulak.

“Barr Gulak was said to have been killed last night by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State.

“May Allah (SWT) forgive his sins, bless his soul and reward his good deeds with Aljannah on the Day of Resurrection. 

“May Allah (SWT) also give all his children, relatives, friends and loved ones, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. And may Allah (SWT) bless us with faithful deaths when it is our turn to die. Ameen.

“Please let all and sundry accept my heartfelt sympathy over this personal painful experience even as I draw solace that he lived a good, helpful and productive life, well illustrated by the fact that he died while in service of his dear country. 

“This is one death too many! May God Almighty save our fatherland. Ameen.”

Gulak was trailed from his hotel room to the spot where he was killed.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the Imo Police Command Bala Elkana confirmed the incident to Channels Television.

“He left without any security escorts and while the cab driver took an irregular route to the airport, six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna intercepted, identified, and shot at Ahmed Gulak,” the police spokesman said in a statement.

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By Wonderlady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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