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

List of Bayelsa State Governors from 1960 till Date with their Political Party: Bayelsa State is one of the states in the South-South Region of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Bayelsa State is filled with people of different languages and cultures. It is important to note that there are over hundred languages/tribes in Nigeria aside the popular Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba which are commonly known nationwide.

Bayelsa State is one of these states with lots of history when it comes to culture and tradition which has also impacted their governing rule.

On this page, we shall be looking at a list of all past governors that have served in Bayelsa State and their political party.

The need to know the list of past and present governors of Bayelsa 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 Bayelsa 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 Bayelsa State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.

Bayelsa State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Phillip Ayeni Administrator 07-Oct-96 28-Feb-97 Military
Habu Daura Administrator 28-Feb-97 27-Jun-97 Military
Omoniyi Caleb Olubolade Administrator 27-Jun-97 09-Jul-98 Military
Paul Obi Administrator 09-Jul-98 29-May-99 Military
Diepreye Alamieyeseigha Governor 29-May-99 09-Dec-05 PDP
Goodluck Jonathan Governor 09-Dec-05 29-May-07 PDP
Timipre Sylva Governor 29-May-07 16-Apr-08 PDP
Werinipre Seibarugo Acting Governor 16-Apr-08 27-May-08 Acting governor after Timipre Sylva’s election was nullified.
Timipre Sylva Governor 27-May-08 27-Jan-12 PDP Re-elected
Nestor Binabo Acting Governor 27-Jan-12 14-Feb-12 Acting governor after Timipre Sylva’s tenure was terminated by the Supreme Court.
Henry Dickson Governor 14-Feb-12 14-Feb-20 PDP
Duoye Diri Governor 14-Feb-20 Incumbent PDP Affirmed Governor-Elect by Supreme Court after he lost the election

Who is the Present Governor of Abia State 2022?

The Present Governor of Abia State is Duoye Diri from PDP.

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