The police in Imo State has confirmed the death of former presidential adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak.
A press statement by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Bala Elkana, Sunday morning, said “armed bandits intercepted and attacked a Toyota Camry cab conveying Ahmed Gulak and two others to the Sam Mbakwe Airport.
According to the 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 Imo Police PRO disclosed that investigation has commenced into the killing as Imo State Commissioner of Police Imo CP Abutu Yaro, “has directed a discreet investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordone the area and arrest perpetrators