List of Governors of Lagos State

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This is a list of administrators and governors of Lagos State. Lagos State was formed in 1967-05-27 from Colony province and Lagos federal territory.

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson[1] Governor 28 May 1967 July 1975 (military)
Commodore Adekunle Lawal[1] Governor July 1975 1977 (military)
Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu[1] Governor 1977 July 1978 (military)
Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe[1] Governor July 1978 October 1979 (military)
Alhaji Lateef Jakande[1] Governor October 1979 December 1983 Unity Party of Nigeria - UPN
Air Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru[1] Governor January 1984 1986 (military)
Navy Captain Mike Akhigbe[1] Governor 1986 July 1988 (military)
Brigadier General Raji Rasaki[1] Governor July 1988 January 1992 (military)
Sir Michael Otedola[1] Governor January 1992 November 1993 [National Republican Congress (NRC)]
Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola[1] Governor 9 December 1993 22 August 1996 (military)
Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa[1] Governor 22 Aug 1996 29 May 1999 (military)
Mr Bola Tinubu[1][2] Governor 29 May 1999 29 May 2007 Alliance For Democracy
Mr Babatunde Fashola Governor 29 May 2007 Action Congress

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Past Governors". Lagos State Government. Retrieved September 2014. 
  2. ^ Kye Whiteman (2013). "Prominent Personalities of Lagos". Lagos: A Cultural History. Interlink Publishing. ISBN 978-1-62371-040-8. 

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