Ex presidential aide, Gulak, shot dead in Owerri

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A former aide to Ex- president Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak, has been reportedly  shot dead  in Owerri,  the Imo state capital, by unknown gunmen.

Gulak, a lawyer, was allegedly ambushed and shot (Sunday) morning on his way to the Sam Mbakwe  Cargo airport after concluding a visit to the state.

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Sources who craved anonymity said he was scheduled to board the 8:30am flight to Abuja when he met his untimely death.

The deceased, a former chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), served as special Adviser (SPA) on political matters to Ex- president Jonathan prior to his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014.

He was also the chairman of the Imo state APC governorship primary in which the incumbent governor of the state, Senate Hope Uzodinmma, became the party’s flag bearer.

Imo State police spokesman, Bala Elkana, confirmed the death and said an investigation has started.

 

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