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

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

Cross River 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.

Cross River 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 Cross River State and their political party.

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

Cross River State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

South-Eastern State Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Uduokaha Esuene Governor 28-May-67 Jul-75 Military
Paul Omu Governor 03-Feb-76 Jul-78 Military
Cross River State Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Paul Omu Governor 03-Feb-76 Jul-78 Military
Babatunde Elegbede Governor Jul-78 Oct-79 Military
Clement Isong Governor Oct-79 Oct-83 NPN
Donald Etiebet Governor Oct-83 Dec-83 NPN NAVY CAPTAIN EDET AKPAN ARCHIBONG; MILITARY GOVERNOR FROM JANUARY 1984 -MAY 1984
Dan Archibong Governor May-84 1986 Military
Eben Ibim Princewill Governor 1986 Dec-89 Military
Ernest Attah Governor Dec-89 Jan-92 Military
Clement Ebri Governor Jan-92 Nov-93 NRC
Ibrahim Kefas Administrator 09-Dec-93 14-Sep-94 Military
Gregory Agboneni Administrator 14-Sep-94 22-Aug-96 Military
Umar Farouk Ahmed Administrator 22-Aug-96 Aug-98 Military
Christopher Osondu Administrator Aug-98 May-99 Military
Donald Duke Governor 29-May-99 29-May-07 PDP
Liyel Imoke Governor 29-May-07 29-May-15 PDP
Benedict Ayade Governor 29-May-15 Incumbent APC

Who is the Present Governor of Cross River State 2022?

The Present Governor of Cross River State is Benedict Avade from All Progressive Congress (APC).

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