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List of State Governors of Nigeria

The following table presents a list of Nigeria's state governors. Governors are elected for a term of four years (maximum of two terms). A minister appointed by the president oversees affairs in the Federal Capital Territory.

Eligibility

A person shall be eligible for the office of Governor if he or she is a citizen of Nigeria by birth, at least 35 years of age, is a member of a political party and is sponsored by that political party. The constitution limits state governors to only two four-year terms in office.

Oath of office

The Constitution of Nigeria specifies an oath of office for the State Governors of Nigeria:

List of current state governors

Nigerian State Governors and Political Party Affiliation after 2019 Gen. Elections and Supreme Court Judgements in 2020
  APC
  PDP
  APGA

The current party affiliation of the 36 state governors is:

NB: Party affiliation changes regularly as a result of the state of defections in Nigeria's political party system.

  APC
  PDP
State Current Governor Deputy Governor Party Elected/Took office Term End Past Leaders
Abia State Okezie Ikpeazu Ude Oko Chukwu PDP 2019 2023 List
Adamawa State Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Crowther Seth PDP 2019 2023 List
Akwa Ibom State Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Moses Ekpo PDP 2019 2023 List
Anambra State Willie Obiano Dr. Nkem Okeke APGA 2018 2022 List
Bauchi State Bala Muhammed Baba Tela PDP 2019 2023 List
Bayelsa State Duoye Diri Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo PDP[1] 2020 2024 List
Benue State Samuel Ortom Benson Abounu PDP[2] 2019 2023 List
Borno State BabaGana Umara Umar Usman Kadafur APC 2019 2023 List
Cross River State Benedict Ayade Ivara Esu PDP 2019 2023 List
Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa Kingsley Otuaro PDP 2019 2023 List
Ebonyi State Dave Umahi Eric Kelechi Igwe PDP 2019 2023 List
Edo State Godwin Obaseki Philip Shaibu APC 2016 2020 List
Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi Bisi Egbeyemi APC 2018 2022 List
Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Cecilia Ezeilo PDP 2019 2023 List
Gombe State Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya Manasseh Daniel Jatau APC 2019 2023 List
Imo State Hope Uzodinma Placid Njoku APC 2020 2024 List
Jigawa State Badaru Abubakar Umar Alhaji Namadi APC 2019 2023 List
Kaduna State Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe APC 2019 2023 List
Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Hafiz Abubakar APC 2019 2023 List
Katsina State Aminu Bello Masari Mannir Yakubu APC 2019 2023 List
Kebbi State Abubakar Atiku Bagudu Samaila Yombe Dabai APC 2019 2023 List
Kogi State Yahaya Bello Edward Onoja APC 2020 2024 List
Kwara State AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq Kayode Alibi APC 2019 2023 List
Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu Kadri Obafemi Hamzat APC 2019 2023 List
Nasarawa State Abdullahi Sule Emmanuel Agbadu Akabe APC 2019 2023 List
Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello Ahmed Muhammad Ketso APC 2019 2023 List
Ogun State Dapo Abiodun Salako-Oyedele Noimot Olurotimi APC 2019 2023 List
Ondo State Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu Agboola Ajayi[3] APC[4] 2017 2021 List
Osun State Adegboyega Oyetola Gboyega Alabi APC 2018 2022 List
Oyo State Oluwaseyi Makinde Engr. Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan PDP 2019 2023 List
Plateau State Simon Lalong Sonni Gwanle Tyoden APC 2019 2023 List
Rivers State Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Ipalibo Banigo PDP 2019 2023 List
Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Alhaji Mannir Dan'Iya [5] PDP 2019 2023 List
Taraba State Arch. Darius Ishaku Haruna Manu PDP 2019 2023 List
Yobe State Mai Mala Buni Idi Barade Gubana APC 2019 2023 List
Zamfara State Bello Matawalle Mahdi Aliyu Gusau PDP 2019 2023 List
FCT Current Minister Party Took office 2023 Past leaders
Abuja Ramatu Tijani APC 2019

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Douye Diri sworn in as Bayelsa Governor". Pulse Nigeria. 2020-02-14. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "UPDATED: Benue governor, Ortom, defects to PDP". July 25, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Editor, Online (24 February 2017). "New Ondo Gov, Akeredolu, Deputy Sworn in, Promises to Rebuild State".CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "List of Nigerian State Governors, their Political Party and Year of Election". www.currentinall.com.
  5. ^ https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/daniya-emerges-sokotos-deputy-governor.html
  6. ^ "Embassy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria - List of State Governors". www.nigeriaembassyusa.org.
  7. ^ "List of newly elected governors in Nigeria 2019 with election statistics". www.naijadazz.com.
  8. ^ https://punchng.com/inec-issues-certificate-of-return-to-zamfara-gov-elect-bello-matawalle/amp/
  9. ^ "Hope Uzodinma Sworn In As Imo State Governor". Channels Television. Retrieved .

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