The former presidential aide Mr. Ahmed Gulak has been killed in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria.
He was reportedly ambushed and shot early hours of Sunday morning enroute the Sam Mbakwe airport after concluding a visit to the state
Sources who preferred not to be named said he was scheduled to board the 8:30am flight to Abuja when the incident happened.
Gulak was a special adviser on political matters to president Goodluck Jonathan prior to his defection to the All Progressives Congress APC in 2014
He was also the chairman of the Imo state APC governorship primary in which Hope Uzodinma emerged the party’s candidate.