BREAKING: Cross River female Senator, Rose Oko dies at 63

Cross River female Senator, representing Northern Senatorial District of the state, Dr. Mrs Rose Okoji Oko is dead. She was matured 63.

The late Senator Oko, who kicked the bucket the last night at a UK medical facility, was a second term member of the Red Chamber of the National Assembly and the serving chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.

A nearby assistant of the late Senator, who affirmed the development, expressed shock and sadness.

A nearby family member, Mr Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji talking about his demise stated, “Heart broken to hear of the passing of my dear Cousin Senator Dr Rose Okoji Oko after a long fought battle with physical affliction.”

Rose Okoji Oko, born on September 27, 1956, is a Nigerian politician and senator. She was a Member of the Federal House of Representatives from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency in Nigeria’s 7th class of the National Assembly.

She was elected into office as the first female representative from her constituency in June 2011 and as Deputy Chairman House Committee on Education.