Rose Oko, Cross River Senator of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, has been reportedly dead. She was reported dead on Tuesday, March 24th in hospital in the United Kingdom in Abuja at the age of 63.
Recall that, She was a second-term member of the National Assembly and until her death, the chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.
The late Oko was 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.