List of Abia State Governors from 1960 till Date with their Political Party


List of Abia State Governors from 1960 till Date with their Political Party: Abia State is one of the South-Eastern States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The state is known as the primary domicile region for the Igbo tribe in Nigeria.

Remember, the country Nigeria have 3 basic tribes which include the Hausa (Northerners, Igbos and the Yorubas).

The need to know the list of past and present governors of Abia state from the 1960 Independence is crucial; most especially for students and information seekers.

We are however, happy you stumbled on the right page as we shall be looking at the comprehensive list of all past reigning governors of Abia State and their political parties from 1960.

The below list may also contain list of military government (as the case may be).

See below for full details for List of Abia State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.

Abia State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Commissioner of Police, Audu Bako Governor May-67 Jul-75 Military  
Colonel Sani Bello Military Governor Jul-75 Sep-78 Military  
Group Captain Ishaya Shekari Military Governor Sep-78 Oct-79 Military  
Alhaji Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi Governor Oct-79 May-83 PRP  
Alhaji Abdu Dawakin Tofa Governor May-83 Oct-83 PRP  
Alhaji Sabo Bakin Zuwo Governor Oct-83 Dec-83 PRP  
Air Commodore Hamza Abdullahi Governor Jan-84 Aug-85 Military Governor  
Colonel. Ahmed Muhammad Daku Military Governor Aug-85 1987 Military  
Group Captain Mohammed Ndatsu Umaru Military Governor Dec-87 27-Jul-88 Military  
Colonel Idris Garba Military Governor Aug-88 Jan-92 Military  
Architect Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya Governor Jan-92 Nov-93 NRC  
Colonel Muhammadu Abdullahi Wase Military Administrator Dec-93 Jun-96 Military  
Colonel Dominic Oneya Military Administrator Aug-96 Sep-98 Military  
Colonel Aminu Isa Kontagora Military Administrator Sep-98 May-99 Military  
Engineer (Dr.) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Governor May-99 May-03 PDP  
Malam Ibrahim Shekarau Governor May-03 May-11 ANPP  
Engineer (Dr.) Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Governor May-11 May-15 PDP  
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Governor May-15 Incumbent APC  

Who is the Present Governor of Abia State 2022?

The Present Governor of Abia State is Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

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