List of Governors of Taraba State
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This is a list of administrators and Governors of Taraba State, Nigeria. Taraba State was created out of the former Gongola State on 27 August 1991 by the military government of General Ibrahim Babangida.
|Name||Title||Took Office||Left Office||Party||Notes|
|Adeyemi Afolahan||Administrator||28 August 1991||January 1992||(Military)|
|Jolly Nyame||Governor||January 1992||November 1993||SDP|
|Yohanna Dickson||Administrator||9 December 1993||22 August 1996||(Military)|
|Amen Edore Oyakhire||Administrator||22 August 1996||August 1998||(Military)|
|Aina Owoniyi||Administrator||August 1998||May 1999||(Military)|
|Jolly Nyame||Governor||29 May 1999||29 May 2007||PDP|
|Danbaba Danfulani Suntai||Governor||29 May 2007||October 2012||PDP||Crashed while piloting self from Jalingo to Yola|
|Garba Umar||Acting Governor||October 2012||2013||PDP|
|Sani Danladi||Acting Governor||2013||29 May 2015||PDP|
|Darius Dickson Ishaku||Governor||29 May 2015||Date||PDP||Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of the PDP won the April 11th 2016 governorship election and went on to win the rerun elections. He subsequently successfully defended his victory at the Supreme court which cleared any doubt of his victory.|
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