The Imo State Police command has confirmed the gruesome killing of former special adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak in Owerri the Imo State early hours of Sunday by unknown gunmen.
In a statement by the Command’s public relations officer Elkana Bala noted that the 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.
According to the police, 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 State Abutu Yaro, has directed a full scale investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators.