She was paraded on Thursday at the state police command headquarters, alongside 25 suspected criminals arrested by the command in two weeks.
Parading the suspects, the state Commissioner of Police, CP, Fatai Owoseni, stated that the middle-aged woman, who resides at Lekki area of the state, paid about N600, 000 to suspected assassins to help her carry out the killing of her husband.
The CP, who refused to disclose the identity of the woman, saying it would jeopardize investigation, said she was arrested by detectives from the state Police Command.
“One of the hired assassins has confessed to the crime and we are currently on the trail of the other assassins.
“The woman was picked up after a suspect was arrested and he named her as the person who contracted him to kill her husband.
“He said that the woman paid him N600, 000 to eliminate her husband,” Owoseni stated.