Gov. Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State has congratulated Malam Nasiru El-Rufai for winning the April 11 governorship election in the state.
Yero of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), called El-Rufai on phone at about 3:00p.m to concede defeat and congratulate the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for winning the election, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Disclosing this in Kaduna, Samuel Aruwan, Media Officer of the state APC Campaign Council said El-Rufai thanked the governor for his magnanimity in defeat.
“He congratulated El-Rufai and wish him success, he prayed for peace and development of Kaduna State and Nigeria at large.
“El-Rufai in his response thanked Yero and wished him all the best and hope to see him soon,” Aruwan said.