How I killed Lucky Igbinedion’s mum – Maid


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Dominion Okoro, the 25-year-old housemaid arrested for allegedly killing Madam Maria Oredola Igbinedion, 85, the mother of a former Governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, has narrated how she carried out the act.

Recall that Okoro was arrested in her hometown, Calabar over the December 2 incident.

She was paraded by the Edo State Police Command at the state headquarters on Tuesday.

Okoro said that she hit the octogenarian with a stool while she slept so that she could cart away her possessions.

She admitted making away with N100,000, a wristwatch and jewellery from the GRA residence of the Igbinedions.

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“I killed Mama (Madam Maria Igbinedion) to carry her money. She did not offend me. While she was sleeping on her bed, around 12:01 a.m. on December 2, 2021, I used a stool to hit her on the head and she was shouting for help, but only the gateman was around and he did not hear the shout. Mama later died.

“I waited till 4 a.m. on December 2, 2021, before leaving the house with Mama’s N100,000, wristwatch, and jewellery. I escaped to Cross River State, but I was later arrested by the police,” Okoro told journalists.

The Herald recalls that the victim was buried on December 10 in Benin.

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