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Minister Mourns Death Of Veteran Actor, Yero



By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja –

The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condoled friends and the family of veteran Actor, Kasimu Yero, who died on Sunday in Kaduna.

The minister, in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP, described the late Yero as an iconic actor who, along with other thespians like Samanja, laid the foundation for Kannywood.

He said Yero’s classic performances in Abubakar Imam’s Magana Jari Ce, Cock Crow At Dawn and other dramas set him apart as a talented and versatile personality in the world of theatre.

Mohammed said Yero’s demise is a huge loss, not just to his family, but to the entire entertainment industry, particularly now that his wise counsel and depth of knowledge are much desired.

He said the deceased’s family and the entertainment industry should take solace in the fact that Yero has left a rich legacy of service and excellence.

The minister prayed God to grant eternal rest to the deceased and also comfort his family.

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