Former President Jonathan’s ex-aide, Ahmed Gulak, shot dead in Owerri

A Former presidential aide, Ahmed Gulak, has been shot dead in Imo State on Sunday. 

Report said that, Gulak was shot dead on Saturday night, May 29, by unknown gunmen while returning to Abuja from Owerri, Imo state capital. 

He was attacked in his vehicle – Camry – marked Texas BFT 2150.

According to the report at about 07:20hrs 30 MAY, 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."

The state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, confirmed the development.

The CP said, "It is true but the details are sketchy. I am on the way to the airport. Please call the CP in charge of Airport. 

"He will give more details. You know that Imo command is different from Airport command."

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