Member of SKE48 Team KII Yahagi Yukina has announced her graduation from the group. This was announced through the group's official website, October 6, 2018.
Yahagi who went through group and school activities, explained the reason for her graduation, "As you know, I not only went through my activities with SKE48 but also education activities. I had difficulty going through both of them, I consulted Yuasa-san several times."
Furthermore, "I did not appear at the theater show at all, and began to worry about this would also occur at handshake events and concerts. I apologize to members and fans for this, I also feel physically and mentally I have a limit when I have to balance these 2 activities. "
"Although only a short time, I went through my activities with SKE48 with all my efforts, thanks to all the fans, members, and staff who have supported me so far. Chosen as a member of SKE48, elected as a Senbatsu member, promoted to a regular member, got ranked in the announcement of the initial results of Sousenkyo, all my life I will not forget the path I have been with all of you. Thank you very much. I will do my best in the remaining time, please continue to support. "
Yahagi's activities with SKE48 will end on October 31, 2018.
Yahagi Yukia joined SKE48 in 2016 as the 8th Generation group. The 9th anniversary of SKE48 was held in October 2017, she was promoted to Team KII.