Florence Ede, a mother of four and widow, has been strangled to death, a report said.
Ede was killed on her farm in Chikanda, a border community in the Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. Known by her moniker, Mama do good, the native of Enugu State, in South-East Nigeria, was believed to have been killed by robbers who had got wind of an alleged huge cash on her.
Ma yor Akonobi, a member of Igbo Community in Chikanda, told Punch Ede’s assailants trailed to her to the farm.
“The only guard at the farm when the incident occurred ran away when the assailants attacked her,” Akonobi added.
The Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ajayi Okasanmi, who confirmed the incident, said the police had commenced investigation into the crime.
“The guard and the labourers have been arrested. They are helping us with our investigation,” he added.