Police react to Gulak’s death

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The Police has provided explanations on the killing of Mr. Ahmed Gulak by hoodlums in Imo State. Gulak was a political adviser to former president, Goodluck Jonathan.

A statement by SP Bala Elkana, police spokesman in Imi State read:

“On the 30/5/2021, at about 07:20hrs, 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.

“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 the 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.

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“The Commissioner of Police, Imo, CP Abutu Yaro has directed a discreet investigation into the matter as Tactical and Special forces have been deployed to cordon the area and arrest perpetrators.”