Cross River Assembly member dies

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Representative of Akpabuyo Constituency in Cross River House of Assembly, Mrs. Elizabeth Ironbar, is dead.

She died in early hours of Wednesday after a protracted illness according to source.

second term lawmaker elected under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP).

She one of eight Assembly members that refused to move to the All Progressives Congress(APC) with Governor Ben Ayade.

Late Ironbar will be remembered for insisting Chief Judge of Cross River Justice Akon Ikpeme should be confirmed despite the popular notion that she is an indigene by marriage and not birth.

She became second Assembly to die in the current dispensation.

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