The south east Governors forum on Sunday, condemned the murder of a former presidential adviser, Ahmed Gulak, in Owerri, Imo State, describing the act as a national catastrophe.
Governor of Ebonyi state Engr Dave Umahi, the chairman of the forum, condemned the incident in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.
He urged security agencies to immediately arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice.
According to him, “It is with a rude shock that we received the news of the unfortunate death Of Alhaji Ahmed Gulak in the hands of the senseless unknown gunmen.
“We, on behalf of the people of South East, condemn the act highly and we charge security agencies to immediately deploy their officers and men to arrest the perpetrators and make them face justice, we, however, pray to God to grant the deceased rest in eternity”.
Umahi condoled Gulak’s family, the Adamawa State Government and Nigerians in general and prayed God to grant the departed eternal rest.