Mr. Yero was born on 1st May 1969 in Anguwan Kaura,Zaria local government.
He had his primary education at LEA Primary School Kaura, 1974-1980, and secondary education at Government Secondary School, Ikara and Government Day Secondary School, Zaria.
He bagged a diploma in Banking in 1988, a B.Sc in Accounting in 1991, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 2003.
During the mandatory National Youth Service Corps, he served in Ogun State, he worked in several private firms and banks.
In 1997, he joined Nalado Nigeria Limited, Kaduna, a company owned by his mentor and Vice President Namadi Sambo as Chief Accountant, rising to become its Director of Finance and Administration. In 2007, he resigned when he was appointed Kaduna State Commissioner of Finance. However hundreds of mourners are streaming into the former governor’s home to commiserate with his widow, Mrs. Amina Yakowa. Source say security arraignments and protocol are being mapped to ensure a peaceful succession ceremony in line with the 1999 constitution.