A Nigerian Senator under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Dr Rose Okoji Oko, is dead, she was 63.
According to one of her associates, Senator Rose Oko died last night at a UK medical facility where she was receiving treatment.
Prior to her death, the late Senator was the first female Senator elected into office from her Senatorial District in June 2015 in the 8th Senate, she would be later re-elected in 2019. Before her Senatorial appointment, she was a member of the House of Representatives, representing Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency in 7th National Assembly.
The late Senator was born on September 27, 1956.