By Ochiaka Ugwu
A former Senate President and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim has described the late former political adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Hon. Ahmed Gulak whose death occurred last week as a dedicated nationalist.
Anyim who made this known in a statement released in Abuja Monday and signed by him explained that his death has become one death too many.
The Ebonyi State born politician informed that the of his murder was no doubt the darkest Sunday of his life as the news of Gulak’s gruesome murder knocked him down into distress.
Anyim who said it took him morning of 31st May, 2021, to regain his senses from the shock maintained that Gulak was his colleague in President Goodluck’s Administration.
The statement read thus, “30th of May, 2021, is no doubt the darkest Sunday of my life. The news of the gruesome murder of my friend and colleague, Hon. Ahmed Gulak knocked me down into distress, and it took me till this morning of 31st May, 2021, to regain my senses from the shock.
”Hon. Ahmed Gulak was my colleague in President Goodluck’s Administration. He was a man of conviction and courage. He was endowed with great intellectual prowess that enabled him to have unusual clarity of thought and expression: a dedicated nationalist and a faithful friend.
“Losing Gulak, like other innocent, Nigerians to unknown assailants is the darkest point in the senseless and mindless violence growing in the country and South East.
“This death is one too many. The security agencies owe humanity the duty to unravel and bring to book those behind this dastardly act.
”My heart goes to the family of Hon. Gulak. I pray for God to grant his family the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss and grant his soul eternal repose. Adieu, my brother” the statement concluded.