Former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Ahmed Gulak was murdered by gunmen in Owerri Imo State.
The news of his death was made known by his classmate, Dr Umar Ado in a statement on Sunday obtained by Tribune Online.
Even though the statement did not say what took him to Imo but unconfirmed sources revealed that he was in Imo on the invitation of some Northern Groups in the state.
“I just confirmed the sad and gruesome death of my friend and classmate, the former Hon. Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, former Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President and former Special Adviser Political to President Goodluck Jonathan, Barr. Ahmadu Ali Gulak.
“May Allah (SWT) forgive his sins, bless his soul and reward his good deeds with Aljannah on the Day of Resurrection.
“May Allah (SWT) also give all his children, relatives, friends and loved ones, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss. And may Allah (SWT) bless us with faithful deaths when it is our turn to die. Amen.
“Please let all and sundry accept my heartfelt sympathy over this personal painful experience even as I draw solace that he lived a good, helpful and productive life, well illustrated by the fact that he died while in service of his dear country.
“This is one death too many! May God Almighty save our fatherland. Ameen.”
Source: Nigeria Tribune