A Nigerian lawmaker representing Cross River North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Rose Oko is dead.
According to reports, Oko who was a member of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) died on Monday night in a hospital, in the United Kingdom.
The deceased was born on September 27, 1956.
Until her death, she was the chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and Investment.
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.