The Catholic Women Society, Kafanchan Diocese, have declared support for Gov. Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State, ahead of the February elections.
They made the declaration at the annual women conference of the diocese in Saminaka, Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The Chaplain, Zumuntan Mata, Kafanchan Diocese, Rev. Henry Boman, said the decision by the women to support Yero was as a result of the prevailing peace in most parts of the state.
He said Yero had shown commitment to ensuring that Christians in the state practiced their religion under free and secured environment.
The Leader of the Catholic Women Society, Lady Angelina Tanko, thanked the governor for creating time to grace the event.
In his remark, Yero thanked the women for their show of support and pledged that his administration would continue to be fair to all citizens, irrespective of perceived differences.
He asked the women to pray for peaceful conduct of the elections and sustained peace in the state and the nation in general.
The Kafanchan Diocese comprised of women from Kafanchan Deanery, Kagoro Deanery, Zonkwa Deanery, Saminaka Deanery and Damakasuwa Deanery.