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Ex-Kaduna State Governor resigns from PDP

Yero became the governor following the death of Patrick Yakowa in a helicopter crash.

Governor Ramalan Yero.

Yero’s resignation was contained in a letter addressed to the PDP chairman, Kaura Ward, Zaria on Saturday.

“With gratitude to Almighty Allah, I write to extend my sincere greetings and to formally inform you of my decision to leave the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

“In view of this, I hereby tender my resignation as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with effect from Sept. 30.

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“Enclosed herewith, is my membership card duly returned,” Yero added.

Yero, who was the deputy governor, became the governor following the death of Patrick Yakowa in a helicopter crash and served from 2012 to 2015, after which he lost his reelection bid to former Governor Nasiru El Rufai.

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