Apc Chieftain, Ahmed Gulak Killed In Owerri (Updated)

By The Nigerian Voice
Late Ahmed Gulak
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A former political adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, has been shot dead.

Gulak, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, was killed in Owerri, Imo State capital on Saturday night. Details of the circumstance that led to his killing is still sketchy.

The late All Progressives Congress Chieftain’s death was made known by his classmate, Dr Umar Ado in a statement on Sunday.

The politician was killed on his way to Owerri airport to catch a flight back to Abuja.

Even though, the statement did not say 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.”

Six armed bandits intercepted and shot at Ahmed Gulak, former aide of ex-president Goodluck Jonathan on his way to the Owerri airport.

Police in Imo state said Gulak left his hotel without any security detail in spite of the insecurity in the state.

“On the 30/5/2021, at about 07:20hrs, armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab carrying Ahmed Gulak and two others who were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight, Police said in a statement.

“Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies in view of the fragile security situation in the South East and Imo in particular.

“He left without any security escorts and while the cab driver took irregular route to the airport, six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna intercepted, identified and shot at Ahmed Gulak at around Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area close to the Airport.

“The Commissioner of Police Imo CP Abutu Yaro, fdc has directed a discreet investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators.”

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) had issued a sit-at-home order to residents of south-east states from May 29 to 31.

PRESS RELEASE
IMO STATE POLICE COMMAND
30 MAY 2021
MURDER OF AHMED GULAK BY ARMED BANDITS.
On the 30/5/2021, at about 07:20hrs, armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab carrying Ahmed Gulak and two others who were on their way to Sam Mbakwe Airport to catch a flight.

Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies in view of the fragile security situation in the South East and Imo in particular. He left without any security escorts and while the cab driver took irregular route to the airport, six armed bandits who rode in a Toyota Sienna intercepted, identified and shot at Ahmed Gulak at around Umueze Obiangwu in Ngor-Okpala Local Government Area close to the Airport.

The Commissioner of Police Imo CP Abutu Yaro, fdc has directed a discreet investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators.

Sp Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer
For: Commisioner of Police ,Imo State Police Command.