Top 5 most educated governor’s in Nigeria

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Here is Top 5 most educated governor’s in Nigeria Base on academic qualification, here I written the list of most educated governors in Nigeria who have highest number certificate and most valuable certificate.

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Top 5 most educated governor’s in Nigeria

1. Prof.Ben Ayade (Cross-River)
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Ben Ayade is most educated governor in Nigeria with Five degree.

Benedict Ayade received his first Degree in Microbiology from University of Ibadan in 1988. He then enrolled for a Master Degree in the same field and graduated in 1990. In 1994, Ben Ayade completed his academic journey with a PhD Degree in Environmental Microbiology from Ibadan. Ben Ayade quest for knowledge madei him enrolled for a Law Degree in 2006 in Delta State University.

he has an MBA from Ambrose Ali University. Ayade became a Professor, but that did not stop him from pursuing another Masters Degree in Law in Cross Rivers University.

2.Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum (Borno)

Babagana Zulum studied Agricultural Engineering at the University of Maiduguri in the 90s after his Diploma. He later obtained his Master’s Degree in the University of Ibadan and a PhD in Water Engineering in Maiduguri in 2009.

Zulum became a Professor in 2010 in UNIMAID. Before becoming Governor, Zulum has served many positions; University Dean, Ramat Polytechnic Rector, and a Commissioner under the administration of Kashim Shettima.

3.Dr.Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)

Dr. Kayode Fayemi got his Bachelor Degree in Politics and History from the University of Lagos and a Degree in International Relations from Obafemi Awolowo University. Kayode Fayemi got his PhD in War Studies from the King’s College at the University of London in England.

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4.Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Kano state

Abdullahi Ganduje studied Science Education at Ahmadu Bello University, and graduated in 1975. In 1979, Ganduje was in Bayero University Kano for a Masters’ Degree in Educational Psychology.

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He later returned to ABU Zaria for another Masters’ in Public Administration. In 1993, Ganduje got his Doctorate Degree from the University of Ibadan in Public Administration.

5.Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna)

Malam Nasir El-Rufai graduated from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria with a first class Degree in Quantity Surveying in 1980s. Nasir El-Rufai attended Harvard University for a Master’s in Public administration in 2009. Earlier, he has had another Degree in Law from a University in London.

He also has a Certificate in Public policy Mgt from Kennedy School at the Havard University. The Governor has started a PhD program in Philosophy in Governance and Policy Analysis at United Nations University of Netherlands.

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This list of most educated governor’s in Nigeria have put us on serious research before compiled this list.

From this article 3 governors are from northern part of Nigeria and 1 each from west and south.

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Muhammad Umar

I'm Muhammad Umar undergraduate students of Ibrahim badamasi babangida UniversityLapai ( IBBUL ).

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