Saturday, December 15, 2012

Ramalan Yero, set to replace Dead Patrick Yekowa in Kaduna

Ramalan Yero
Kaduna is set to get another governor, the  Deputy Governor Ramalan Yero will replace late Gov. Patrick Yakowa Ramalan Yero is  is a close ally of Vice President Namadi Sambo and was his accountant in his private company.  He became Commissioner of Finance when Sambo was elected governor in 2007 and was chosen deputy governor to Yakowa in 2010.

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.