The Senator representing Northern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Dr (Mrs) Rose Okoji Oko, is dead.
The late Senator Oko died last night at a UK medical facility.
She passed on at the age of 63.
She was the current serving chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment and was born in September 27, 1956.
Oko was also a member of the House of Representatives when she represented the Yala/Ogoja Federal Constituency in the 7th National Assembly.
The late senator 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.