Nigerian Senator, Rose Oko, Dies In United Kingdom

Cross River Senator, representing Northern Senatorial District of the state, Dr. Mrs Rose Okoji Oko is died at the of 63.

The late Senator Oko, who died last night, Monday, 23 March 2020 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 close relative, Mr Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji who spoke on her demise said, “ I am 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, who was 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.


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