A member of the Cross River State House of Assembly, representing Akpabuyo State constituency, Lady Elizabeth Edem, Ironbar has died.
She was a two-term member of the Assembly, inaugurated in June 2015, into the 9th Assembly.
Early morning of Wednesday,the family source confirmed her death.
A serving lawmaker in the State, Efa Esua representing Calabar Municipality constituency, has also confirmed it.
According to CrossRiverWatch, she was among the lawmakers who refused to defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, alongside other members who followed Governor Ben Ayade.
She championed the Cross River State Disability Commission bill and was seen as a no nonsense and tough politician, reason she refused to defect alongside Governor Ben Ayade last May 2021 to the APC like some of her colleagues.
It was alleged that the authorities denied her the benefits due her because she decided to remain in the PDP.