SKE48 Sugawara Maya has denied graduation rumour

One member of the SKE48 idol group Maya Sugawara has denied that she will graduate from the group in the near future after rumors have circulated among fans.

Sugawara Maya says: "To all the fans who have been waiting for me, thank you so much. I am returning starting from the stage on next week. I wouls like to do my best on idol activities again at my own pace. I have no plan about graduation for now on, so Please support me!"

Maya has just returned after nearly four months of hiatus from all SKE48 activities.