Alhaji Mukhtar Yero has been sworn in as the new Governor of Kaduna State. Yero replaced Gov. Yakowa who died in a helicopter crash yesterday.
The new governor pledged to continue from where his boss stopped.
“I sincerely desire to build on the good foundation that my boss had laid,’’ he said, adding that he would ‘’secure, unite and develop the state’’.
Yero, 44, was born in May 1968 in Zaria.
In related news, the bodies of the crash victims have been identified. The victims are...
Mr Patrick I. Yakowa, Governor of Kaduna State, General Andrew Owoye Azazi, former National Security Adviser, Mr Dauda Tsoho, Aide to Governor Yakowa, Warrant Officer Mohammed Kamal-Aide to General Azazi, Commander Murtala Muhammed Daba. And Lieutenant Olukayode Sowola.
May their souls Rest in Peace.