Senator Rose Oko dies at 63 in UK hospital

Senator Rose Oko dies at 63 in UK hospital

A Peoples Democratic Party member representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly is dead. The late Senator died on Monday

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A Peoples Democratic Party member representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly is dead. The late Senator died on Monday at the age of 63 in a hospital,  in the United Kingdom.

A second term member of the National Assembly, Rose Oko until her death was the chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.

Born on September 27, 1956, she was a member of the House of Representatives when she represented the Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency in the 7th National Assembly. She was elected into office as the first female representative from her constituency in June 2011 and was Deputy Chairman House Committee on Education.

She was elected as the first female representative from her Senatorial District in June 2015, and re-elected in 2019.