Senator Representing Cross River North Dies at 63.
Senator Rose Oko, representing Cross River North has died, aged 63.
She served as Deputy Chairman House Committee on Education while in the House of Representatives.
She was elected into the 8th Senate in June 2015 and re-elected into the 9th Senate in June 2019.
She was the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Diaspora and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) during the 8th Senate.
She was said to have passed on last night at a United Kingdom (UK) medical facility where she had been receiving treatment in the last one month.
An aide posted on his Facebook wall, “The Amazon Goes Home, Sad! Distinguished Senator Dr Mrs Rose Okoji Oko, You Left Us At The Time Your Services To The Great People Of CRS Is Highly Needed. May Your Soul Rest In Peace. Amen.”
Born on September 27, 1956, Senator Oko was a member of the House of Representatives representing Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency during the 7th National Assembly.