Why was Iyaloja General of Ijebuland, Chief (Mrs) Alimot Sadiat Kareem Owogold,a.k.a. Mama Elewuju assassinated? This, as well as “who did it?”, are the questions investigators are currently looking for answers to.
But a maid to the deceased has reportedly said she overheard what was being said when the assassins stormed the house.
PM News quoted a family sources as saying that the housemaid said she overheard the killers accusing the woman of collecting some amount of money from some politicians and failing to share it to the people entitled to it.
The Iyaloja was macheted to death last Wednesday evening at her residence, Government Estate, along Itanrin-Sabo road, Ijebu Ode.
Family sources who pleaded for anonymity, said the housemaid who was hiding in the kitchen, when the assassins were attacking the woman, said the assassins were arguing with her over money issue, before they macheted her to death.
The source also revealed that the killers were mentioning that they have been informed about her metaphysical powers, which made them to use an axe and a machete on her, believing that she might have bulletproof powers.
“When the killers arrived,they opened the door and demanded for those who were in the house. I was in the kitchen and dodged somewhere.
“Those people kept shouting about N35million and they were accusing Mama of collecting the money from some politicians, keeping the money to herself and lying that she had shared the money.
“They accused Mama of playing on others intelligence by embezzling the money which according to them was meant for many people.
“They said they were told that Mama has bulletproof powers and they said they will not waste their bullets, that they will kill her with cutlass and axe,which they used on her.Mama could not shout as her mouth was covered while the operation lasted”, the source said.