Present Nigerian Governors And Their Deputies (2022)

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While each State has Governors who are elected for a term of four years (a maximum of two terms), the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja is governed by a minister who is appointed by the President of Nigeria.

Let me now take you through the list of current state governors of Nigeria from which you will see who the northern governors are in Nigeria, the South West governors and the list of PDP governors, and APC governors.

36 States In Nigeria And Their Governors 2022

Abia State

  • Governor: Okezie Ikpeazu     
  • Deputy Governor: Ude Oko Chukwu            
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Adamawa State

  • Governor: Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri                 
  • Deputy Governor: Crowther Seth                
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Akwa Ibom State

  • Governor: Udom Gabriel Emmanuel            
  • Deputy Governor: Moses Ekpo                    
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Anambra State

  • Governor: Charles Chukwuma Soludo                      
  • Deputy Governor: Onyeka Ibezim               
  • Party: APGA   
  • Took office: 2022      
  • Term Ends: 2026       

Bauchi State  

  • Governor: Bala Muhammed             
  • Deputy Governor: Baba Tela                       
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023

Bayelsa State            

  • Governor: Douye Diri            
  • Deputy Governor: Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo              
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2020      
  • Term Ends: 2024       

Benue State              

  • Governor: Samuel Ortom                 
  • Deputy Governor: Benson Abounu              
  • Party: PDP
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Borno State               

  • Governor: Babagana Umara Zulum             
  • Deputy Governor: Umar Usman Kadafur                
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Cross River State                  

  • Governor: Benedict Ayade                
  • Deputy Governor: Ivara Esu             
  • Party: APC
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Delta State                

  • Governor: Ifeanyi Okowa                  
  • Deputy Governor: Kingsley Otuaro              
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Ebonyi State 

  • Governor: Dave Umahi                     
  • Deputy Governor: Eric Kelechi Igwe            
  • Party: APC
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Edo State                   

  • Governor: Godwin Obaseki               
  • Deputy Governor: Philip Shaibu                   
  • Party: PDP
  • Took office: 2016      
  • Term Ends: 2024       

Ekiti State                  

  • Governor: Kayode Fayemi                
  • Deputy Governor: Bisi Egbeyemi                 
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2018      
  • Term Ends: 2022       

Enugu State              

  • Governor: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi             
  • Deputy Governor: Cecilia Ezeilo                  
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Gombe State             

  • Governor: Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya                     
  • Deputy Governor: Manasseh Daniel Jatau              
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Imo State       

  • Governor: Hope Uzodinma               
  • Deputy Governor: Placid Njoku                   
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2020
  • Term Ends: 2024

Jigawa State            

  • Governor: Mohammed Badaru Abubakar                
  • Deputy Governor: Umar Namadi                
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Kaduna State            

  • Governor: Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai                  
  • Deputy Governor: Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe                       
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Kano State                

  • Governor: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje             
  • Deputy Governor: Nasir Yusuf Gawuna                   
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Katsina State 

  • Governor: Aminu Bello Masari                     
  • Deputy Governor: Mannir Yakubu               
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Kebbi State               

  • Governor: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu               
  • Deputy Governor: Samaila Yombe Dabai                
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Kogi State      

  • Governor: Yahaya Bello                    
  • Deputy Governor: Edward Onoja                
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2016
  • Term Ends: 2024       

Kwara State              

  • Governor: AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq                      
  • Deputy Governor: Kayode Alibi                   
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Lagos State    

  • Governor: Babajide Sanwo-Olu                    
  • Deputy Governor: Femi Hamzat                  
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Nasarawa State                    

  • Governor: Abdullahi Sule                  
  • Deputy Governor: Emmanuel Agbadu Akabe                      
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Niger State                

  • Governor: Abubakar Sani Bello                    
  • Deputy Governor: Ahmed Muhammad Ketso                     
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Ogun State    

  • Governor: Dapo Abiodun                  
  • Deputy Governor: Noimot Salako-Oyedele             
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Ondo State                

  • Governor: Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu                       
  • Deputy Governor: Lucky Aiyedatiwa                       
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2017      
  • Term Ends: 2025       

Osun State                

  • Governor: Adegboyega Oyetola                   
  • Deputy Governor: Gboyega Alabi                
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2018      
  • Term Ends: 2022       

Oyo State      

  • Governor: Oluwaseyi Makinde                     
  • Deputy Governor: Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan             
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Plateau State            

  • Governor: Simon Lalong                   
  • Deputy Governor: Sonni Gwanle Tyoden                 
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Rivers State               

  • Governor: Ezenwo Nyesom Wike                 
  • Deputy Governor: Ipalibo Banigo                
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Sokoto State 

  • Governor: Aminu Waziri Tambuwal             
  • Deputy Governor: Alhaji Mannir Dan’Iya
  • Party: PDP
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Taraba State             

  • Governor: Darius Ishaku                   
  • Deputy Governor: Haruna Manu                 
  • Party: PDP     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Yobe State                 

  • Governor: Mai Mala Buni                 
  • Deputy Governor: Idi Barade Gubana                     
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2019      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Zamfara State                       

  • Governor: Bello Matawalle              
  • Deputy Governor: Hassan Muhammed Gusau                    
  • Party: APC
  • Took office: 2019
  • Term Ends: 2023       

Federal Capital Territory (FCT)        

  • Minister: Bello Mohammed              
  • Minister of State: Ramatu Tijani                  
  • Party: APC     
  • Took office: 2015      
  • Term Ends: 2023       

In total, among the Nigerian Governors and their Deputies, there are 22 All Progressive Congress (APC) governors, 13 People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governors and one All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governor.

This article was most recently revised and updated on May 20, 2022

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