BREAKING: Nigerian Senator, Oko dies at 63

BREAKING: Nigerian Senator, Oko dies at 63

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A Nigerian female Senator, representing Cross River north Senatorial District in Cross River State, Rose Okoji Oko has passed. She died at the age of 63.

LATE SENATOR ROSE OKO

Senator Oko, who died last night 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 aide of the late senator, Mr Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji who confirmed the incident, expressed shock and sadness over Senator Oko’s demise.

“Heart broken to hear of the passing of my dear Cousin Senator Dr Rose Okoji Oko after a long fought battle with physical affliction.

“You gave your best to your world now that it has pleased the Almighty God to call you home may your soul find eternal rest in Heaven. Adieu,Distinguished Senator Dr Rose Okoji Oko”, he said.

TheNewspad repirts that Senator Rose Okoji Oko, 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 sat as Deputy Chairman House Committee on Education.

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Also, She was elected into office as the first female representative from her Senatorial District in June 2015, which is remarkable. And re-elected in 2019 on the platform of Peoples Democratic party.

Rose Okoji Oko, 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.


A total of three Senators including Senator Oko, have died since the ninth National Assembly was proclaimed in June 2019.

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