A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Gulak has been killed by gunmen in Imo state.
Gulak a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was shot dead by gunmen in Owerri on Saturday night.
Gulak was chairman of the APC committee that conducted the primaries for Imo governorship election.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa State and personal friend of Gulak, Umar Ardo, confirmed the incident on Sunday.
Ardo in a statement released said “Inna lillahi wa inna illaihi rajiuun. Allahu Akbar.
“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.
“Barr Gulak was said to have been killed last night by unknown gunmen in Owerri, Imo State.
“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”.
Police authority in the state is yet to confirm or deny the information.