A senator representing Cross River within the Senate, Dr Rose Oko, of the Peoples Democratic Party is lifeless. Till her demise, she was the senator representing Cross River North.
She was stated to have died in London late final evening thus changing into the most recent senator to die months after the demise of Benjamin Uwajumogu representing Imo North and Senator Ignatius Datong Longjan who represented Plateau South who died on Sunday, February 10, 2020. The late Senator Oko was first elected in June 2015 as member of the eighth Meeting and acquired re-elected in 2019.
Born on September 27, 1956, she was elected as a member of the House of Representatives on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Yala/Ogoja federal constituency and was a one-time deputy chairman Home Committee on Education.