BUHARI SAYS EVIL MEN KILLED AHMED GULAK …vows to use everything within his powers to fish out the killers
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Gulak on Sunday, in Owerri, the Imo State capital as heinous.
President Buhari said he is repulsed by the gruesome murder of Gulak by those he described as ‘evil people’, regretting that they are bent on undermining the peace of Nigeria.
Ahmed Gulak, a former Special Adviser on Political Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan before joining the ruling party was gunned down in Owerri, on Sunday, May 30, 2021, on his way to the Sam Mbakwe Airport, while returning to Abuja.
However, reacting to the development, President Buhari in a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity vowed to use all resources at his disposal to ensure Gulak’s killers are brought to justice.
twitter.com: The statement reads:
“President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called “the heinous murder of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri, Imo State by yet to be identified gunmen.
“Reacting to the development on Sunday, the President said: “I’m repulsed by such premeditated and gruesome murder of Gulak by evil people who are determined to undermine the peace, unity and territorial integrity of our country.
“Let me warn however that nobody or group of people who engages in such despicable acts should expect to go free. We will deploy all resources at our disposal to ensure that such callous and criminal elements are brought to justice.
“Finally, President Buhari expressed his “deep condolences to the family of the deceased, the people and government of Adamawa State as well as his friends and associates all over the country.”
In the meantime, the Imo State Police Command in its response to the killing of Gulak said the late politician left his Protea hotel in Owerri for the airport without security escort.
Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro made the disclosure in a statement issued in Owerri on Sunday by the command’s spokesperson, SP Bala Alkana.
He said investigations have commenced with a view to arrest perpetrators of dastardly act.