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

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

Benue State is filled with people of different languages and cultures. However, the dominant tribes in Benue State include the Tivs and Idoma.

It is of importance to note that there are over hundred languages/tribes in Nigeria aside the popular Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba which are commonly known nationwide.

Benue 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 Benue State and their political party.

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

Benue State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Abdullahi Shelleng Governor Mar-76 Jul-78 Military
Adebayo Lawal Governor Jul-78 Oct-79 Military
Aper Aku Governor Oct-79 Dec-83 NPN
John Kpera Governor Jan-84 Aug-85 Military
Jonah David Jang Governor Aug-85 Aug-86 Military
Yohanna Madaki Governor Aug-86 Sep-86 Military
Ishaya Bakut Governor Sep-86 1987 Military
Idris Garba Governor 1987 1987 Military
Fidelis Makka Governor Dec-87 Jan-92 Military
Moses Adasu Governor Jan-92 Nov-93 SDP
Joshua O. Obademi Administrator 09-Dec-93 22-Aug-96 Military
Aminu Isa Kontagora Administrator 22-Aug-96 Aug-98 Military
Dominic Oneya Administrator Aug-98 May-99 Military
George Akume Governor 29-May-99 29-May-07 PDP
Gabriel Suswam Governor 29-May-07 29-May-15 PDP
Samuel Ortom Governor 29-May-15 Incumbent APC

Who is the Present Governor of Benue State 2022?

The Present Governor of Benue State is Samuel Ortom from APC.

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