Ahmed Gulak has just been assassinated by armed bandits in Imo state.
According to reports, the unfortunate event took place at about 07:20hrs on Sunday. According to a release signed by Police Public Relations Officer for the Commisioner of Police ,Imo State Police Command, SP Bala Elkana, 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.
The Police further revealed that Ahmed Gulak left his room at Protea Hotel without informing the Police nor sister agencies in total disregard 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.
Consequently, 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.
It could be recalled that the deceased Gulak was the brain behind the controversial APC primaries that threw up Hope Uzodinma as the party’s candidate in the last Imo state gubernatorial elections.
As at Press time, the state is already boiling in violence from reactions and counter-reactions from rival politicians and their gangs especially within their cartels in the APC.
Meanwhile, the family of The Late Barrister Ahmed Ali Gulak wish to announce that the burial prayer of the late deceased (Ahmed Ali Gulak) will take place at the National Mosque Abuja by 4pm today Sunday May 30, 2021.