Gov. Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State on Monday nominated Amb. Nuhu Bajoga as the new deputy governor of the state.
Bajoga, who hailed from Jaba Local Government, is the current state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Announcing the nomination in Kaduna, the Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Saidu Adamu said Bajoga's name had been forwarded to the state House of Assembly for approval.
He said Gov. Yero had met with all stakeholders in the state before agreeing on the nomination.
Aged, 63, Bajoga was a former Nigeria's Ambassador to Poland.