Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has urged his South East counterparts to place an finish to the violence ravaging the area.
He stated this after the assassination of Ahmed Gulak, former Particular Adviser on Political Issues to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, on his option to the airport in Owerri, Imo State capital, on Sunday morning.
Describing the homicide of Gulak as a cowardly act, Akeredolu emphasised that the killing was a calculated transfer to instigate Nigerians in opposition to one another.
In keeping with the Governor, in a press release he personally signed, the homicide was a mindless and depraved one, stressing that the criminals should be apprehended in an effort to tame their rising terrorist acts.
Akeredolu additionally acknowledged that the killing of Gulak, who was an APC chieftain, bears the unmistakable and despicable imprints of fifth columnists bent on setting the nation on the trail of conflagration.
He referred to as on safety companies to not solely apprehend the perpetrators of the crimes however to additionally unveil these sponsoring the “terrorist act”.
“We need to use this medium to precise our solidarity with our brother Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma. We admonish him and different Governors within the South Japanese States to brace up, and confront the present safety problem to place an finish to the massacre within the land. The enemies of the folks at all times make use of the weapon of worry to create disaffection within the polity.
“This cowardly act is calculated to instigate Nigerians in opposition to one another, notably Northerners, in opposition to the Igbo residing outdoors the South East. We should confront the enemies of the folks with a view to neutralizing them. That is positively not the time for politically appropriate information. Banditry shouldn’t be allowed to subvert the legitimacy of the present Authorities in any respect ranges,” he stated.
Gunmen homicide Jonathan’s ex-adviser Ahmed Gulak in Imo
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