Ahmed Gulak, a former Political Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan was reportedly killed on Saturday night in Owerri, in the same state where he narrowly escaped 3 years ago.
In February 2018, he decamped to the All Progressives Congress after he tried unsuccessfully to become PDP’s national chairman.
In October, 2018, Ahmed Gulak supervised the contentious primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that produced Hope Uzodinma as the governorship candidate of the party.
In a controversial twist, Hon. Uche Nwosu, a son-in-law to then Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha had declared himself winner of the primary after he “pulled a total of 455,655 votes against Hope Uzodinma who pulled 9,159 votes.”
Senator Uzodinma was however declared the winner by the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Ahmed Gulak in Owerri.
After the declaration of the result, Gulak was reportedly missing by the Imo State APC when he was not found in his hotel room where he was lodged.
However, Gulak surfaced in Abuja where he said that he escaped being kidnapped while he was at Owerri, Imo State capital.
He claimed that nine out of the 12-member committee were kidnapped while he left Owerri “under the cover of darkness at about 4:00am.”
Prior to Nwosu’s announcement, APC’s National Working Committee, in a statement signed by the acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, said that the exercise in Imo has been suspended indefinitely.