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|
|Omoniyi Caleb Olubolade||Administrator||27-Jun-97||09-Jul-98||Military|
|Werinipre Seibarugo||Acting Governor||16-Apr-08||27-May-08||Acting governor after Timipre Sylva’s election was nullified.|
|Nestor Binabo||Acting Governor||27-Jan-12||14-Feb-12||Acting governor after Timipre Sylva’s tenure was terminated by the Supreme Court.|
|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.