President Buhari has reacted after the news of the murder of former Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan Ahmed Gulak reached him.
Gulak met his untimely demise on Sunday morning, May 30 while he was travelling from Imo to Abuja.
The Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Baba Elkana confirmed the development in a statement made available to newsmen.
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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 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.”
The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu issued a statement on behalf of the president as he vowed that justice would be served in finding the perpetrators of the crime.
The statement read: “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.”