List of 36 States in Nigeria And Their Current Governors + Capitals

List of 36 States in Nigeria And Their Current Governors + Capitals

The Federal Government of Nigeria is the federal government for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, a federation in West Africa, composed of 36 states and their respective capitals which have their governors in charge of the running of the state.

In time immemorial specifically at independence, Nigeria adopted the parliamentary system of government favored by her colonial master, the United Kingdom . The country resorted to presidential system after series of coups and counter coups .

Obviously, there are millions and thousands of people searching for the complete of all Nigerian state and their governors , if that is what you are looking for then you have landed on the right portal. In this piece, we shall get you acquainted with the names of the thirty six (36)Nigerian State Governors , their political parties and the states they represent.

Following the wrapping up of all gubernatorial elections, including those that occurred in 2014, 2015 and 2016, All Progressive Congress controls 22 states while People’s Democratic Party controls 13 states.

Governors Of Nigerian 36 States And Capital

 

Abia State:

  • Governor : Name of the current governor is Okezie Ikpeazu.
  • Political Party : People’s Democratic Party

Adamawa State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Jibrilla Bindow.
  • Political Party : He won election into office under the umbrella of the All Progressive Congress

Akwa Ibom State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Udom Gabriel Emmanuel
  • People’s Democratic Party.

Anambra State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Willie Obiano.
  • All Progressive Grand Alliance

Bauchi State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Mohammed Abdullah Abubakar.
  • All Progressive Congress

Bayelsa State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Henry Dickson.
  • People’s Democratic Party. He was elected into office in 2011

Benue State:

  • Name of the governor is Samuel Ortom.
  • All Progressive Congress

Borno State:

  • Governor: Name of the governor is Kashim Shettima.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011

Cross River State:

  • Name of the governor is Benedict Ayade.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he was elected in 2015.

Delta State:

  • Name of the governor is Ifeanyi Okowa.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2015.

Ebonyi State:

  • Name of the governor is Dave Umuahia.
  • People’s Democratic Party. He got into office in 2015.

Edo State:

  • Name of the governor is Godwin Obaseki.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2008.

Ekiti State:

  • Name of the governor is Ayodele Fayose.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2014 for his second term.

Enugu State:

  • Name of the governor is Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2015.

Gombe State:

  • Name of the governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2011.

Imo state:

  • His name is Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
  • All Progressive Congress. He got into office in 2011.

Jigawa State:

  • Name of the governor is Badaru Abubakar.
  • All Progressive Congress. He got into office in 2015.

Kaduna State:

  • Name of the governor is Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office 2015.

Kano State:

  • Name of the governor is Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2015.

Katsina State:

  • Name of the governor is Aminu Bello Masari.
  • All Progressive Congress and he was elected in 2015.

Kebbi State:

  • Name of the governor is Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.
  • All Progressive Congress and got into office in 2015.

Kogi State:

  • Name of the governor is Yahaya Bello.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2016.

Kwara State:

  • Name of the governor is Abdulfatah Ahmed.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011.

Lagos State:

  • Name of the governor is Akinwumi Ambode. H
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2015.

Nasarawa State:

  • Name of the governor is Umaru Tanko Al-Makura.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011.

Niger State:

  • Name of the governor is Abubakar Sani Bello.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2015.

Ogun State:

  • Name of the governor is Ibikunle Oyelaja Amosun.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011.

Ondo State:

  • Name of the governor is Olusegun Mimiko.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2009. T

Osun State:

  • Name of the governor is Rauf Aregbesola.
  • All Progressive Congress and he had been in office since 2010.

Oyo State:

  • Name of the governor is Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011.

Plateau state:

  • Name of the governor is Simon Lalong.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2015.

Rivers State:

  • Name of the governor is Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2015.

Sokoto State:

  • Name of the governor is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2015.

Taraba State:

  • Name of the governor is Mr. Darius Ishaku.
  • People’s Democratic Party and he got into office in 2015.

Yobe State:

  • Name of the governor is Ibrahim Geidam.
  • All Progressive Congress and he got into office in 2011.

Zamfara State:

  • Name of the governor is Abdul-Aziz Yari Abubakar.
  • All Progressive Congress and he had been in office since 2011.

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