List of state governors of Nigeria

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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[edit]

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[edit]

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

List of current state governors[edit]

Governors by party affiliation
  APC
  PDP
  APGA

The current party affiliation of the 36 state governors is:

State Current Governor Deputy Governor Party Elected/Took office Past Leaders
Abia State Okezie Ikpeazu Ude Oko Chukwu PDP 2015 List
Adamawa State Bindo Jibrilla Martin Babale APC 2015 List
Akwa Ibom State Udom Gabriel Emmanuel Moses Ekpo PDP 2015 List
Anambra State Willie Obiano Dr. Nkem Okeke APGA 2010 List
Bauchi State Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar Nuhu Gidado APC 2015 List
Bayelsa State Henry Dickson Gboribiogha John Jonah PDP 2011 List
Benue State Samuel Ortom Benson Abounu APC 2015 List
Borno State Kashim Shettima Usman Mamman Durkwa APC 2011 List
Cross River State Benedict Ayade Ivara Esu PDP 2015 List
Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa Kingsley Otuaro PDP 2015 List
Ebonyi State Dave Umahi Eric Kelechi Igwe PDP 2015 List
Edo State Godwin Obaseki Philip Shuaibu APC 2016 List
Ekiti State Ayo Fayose Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola PDP 2014 List
Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Cecilia Ezeilo PDP 2015 List
Gombe State Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo Charles Illiya PDP 2011 List
Imo State Owelle Rochas Okorocha Prince Eze Madumere APC 2011 List
Jigawa State Badaru Abubakar Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia APC 2015 List
Kaduna State Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Yusuf Barnabas Bala APC 2015 List
Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Hafiz Abubakar APC 2015 List
Katsina State Aminu Bello Masari Mannir Yakubu APC 2015 List
Kebbi State Abubakar Atiku Bagudu Samaila Yombe Dabai APC 2015 List
Kogi State Yahaya Bello Simon Achuba APC 2016 List
Kwara State Abdulfatah Ahmed Peter Kisira APC 2011 List
Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Oluranti Adebule APC 2015 List
Nasarawa State Umaru Tanko Al-Makura Silas Ali Agara APC 2011 List
Niger State Abubakar Sani Bello Ahmed Muhammad Ketso APC 2015 List
Ogun State Ibikunle Oyelaja Amosun Yetunde Onanuga APC 2011 List
Ondo State Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu Agboola Ajayi[1] APC[2] 2016 List
Osun State Rauf Aregbesola Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori APC 2010 List
Oyo State Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi Moses Alake Adeyemo APC 2011 List
Plateau State Simon Lalong Sonni Gwanle Tyoden APC 2015 List
Rivers State Ezenwo Nyesom Wike Ipalibo Banigo PDP 2015 List
Sokoto State Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Ahmad Aliyu APC 2015 List
Taraba State Arch. Darius Ishaku Haruna Manu PDP 2015 List
Yobe State Ibrahim Geidam Abubakar Ali APC 2011 List
Zamfara State Abdul-Aziz Yari Abubakar Ibrahim Wakkala APC 2011 List
Territory Current Minister Party Took office Past Leaders

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