Cross River Senator, Rose Oko dies at 63


The Lawmaker representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Rose Oko, is dead.

She was aged 63.

Senator Oko died at a medical facility in the United Kingdom from an undisclosed ailment.

The late Senator was elected into office as the first female Senator from her Senatorial District in June 2015 in the eighth Senate and was re-elected in 2019.

She was also a former member of the House of Representatives.

Until her death, Oko was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.



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