SENATE

Written by on April 23, 2020

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Trade and
Investment, Senator Rose Oko is dead.
Senator Oko who is representing Cross River North,
passed on last night in a United Kingdom hospital at
the age of sixty-three.
She was the first female Senator from her Senatorial
District elected in June 2015 and was re-elected last
year.
Her death is coming after another senator and Vice
Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs,
Senator Ignatius Longjan from Plateau died last
month at a Turkish hospital in Abuja.
Before then, the Chairman, Senate Committee on
Employment, Labour and Productivity, Senator
Benjamin Uwajumogu had died in December, last
year.
A relative of late Senator Rose Oko, Mr. Patrick
Okoroji who confirmed the death, said the Senator
passed on after a long battle with a physical
affliction.


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