A former aide to the Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, has reportedly been killed by gunmen in Owerri, Imo State.
Gulak who had crossed to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, before his death has reportedly been shot dead on Saturday night by some gunmen.
Leadership newspaper gathered that Umar Ardo, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and personal friend of Mr Gulak, in a statement released confirmed the killing.
In his statement, Umar Ardo said:
“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.
Ardo noted that Barr Gulak was said to have been killed by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State. He added:
“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.”
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According to a BBC report, the police spokesperson in Imo State, Bala Elkana, has also confirmed the killing, noted that the popular politician was shot while he was on his way from Imo to Abuja.
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