Ahmed Gulak, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been killed by gunmen in Imo state.
The former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was shot dead by unknown gunmen while returning to Abuja from Owerri, Imo state capital.
Gulak was chairman of the APC committee that conducted the primaries for Imo governorship election.
He had once been declared missing after arriving in the state to supervise the exercise in October 2018.
He later said he was, “kidnapped” alongside members of the panel, and that he was offered $2 million to influence the outcome of the primaries.
He had also alleged that Rochas Okorocha, then-governor of Imo state, forced members of the electoral panel to declare Uche Nwosu, his favourite candidate, as winner of the primary.
The APC national working committee (NWC) eventually cancelled the exercise after Nwosu was announced the winner. (Source: The Cable)