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.[1][2]

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