Rose Okoji Oko, a senator representing the northern senatorial district of Cross River state on the platform of the PDP reportedly died at a UK medical facility.
The federal lawmaker before her death on Monday, March 23, served as the chairman of the Senate committee on trade and investment, The Sun reports.
Before her death Rose Okoji Oko served as chairman of the Senate committee on trade and investment
Her death was confirmed by a close relative, Patrick Ikorgor Okoroji, who said the senator died after a long battle with an undisclosed illness. She was aged 63.
“Heartbroken to hear of the passing of my dear Cousin Senator Dr Rose Okoji Oko after a long fought battle with physical affliction,” her relative said.
“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.”