Ex-Edo Governor’s Mom, Maria Igbinedion Allegedly Strangled To Death By Housemaid

There are indications that Maria Oredola Igbinedion, the mother of former two-time Governor of Edo State, Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion did not die naturally, but was strangled to death by her housemaid, who is now on the run.

The 85-year-old woman was strangled by her yet-to-be-named housemaid, at her residence in Ugbor, GRA, Benin-City, the State capital.

It was further learnt that the maid who hailed from Cross River State, ransacked the deceased home for pieces of jewelry and money and later ran away.

Maria Igbinedion who had remained confined to a wheelchair since her 80th birthday managed to survive the dark days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A close family source told our correspondent on the phone that security forces have been alerted with a view to tracking the runaway suspect down.

“Any amount, I repeat, any amount will be paid for information leading to the arrest of this girl.

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