Kaduna 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.
Kaduna 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 Kaduna State and their political party.
The need to know the list of past and present governors of Kaduna 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 Kaduna 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 Kaduna State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.
Kaduna State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties
|North Central Governor||Title||Took Office||Left Office||Party||Notes|
|Ibrahim Mahmud Alfa||Governor||Jul-78||Oct-79||Military|
|Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa||Governor||Oct-79||23-Jun-81||PRP|
|Abba Musa Rimi||Governor||06-Jul-81||Oct-83||PRP||Acting to Oct 1981|
|Abdullahi Sarki Mukhtar||Governor||Jul-88||Aug-90||Military|
|Abubakar Tanko Ayuba||Governor||Aug-90||02-Jan-92||Military|
|Mohammed Dabo Lere||Governor||02-Jan-92||Nov-93||NRC|
|Lawal Jafaru Isa||Administrator||09-Dec-93||22-Aug-96||Military|
|Umar Farouk Ahmed||Administrator||Aug-98||29-May-99||Military|
|Mohammed Namadi Sambo||Governor||29-May-07||19-May-10||PDP||left to become VP of the Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa||Governor||20-May-10||15-Dec-12||PDP||died in a helicopter crash|
|Mukhtar Ramalan Yero||Governor||15-Dec-12||29-May-15||PDP|
|Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai||Governor||29-May-15||Incumbent||APC|
Who is the Present Governor of Kaduna State 2022?
The Present Governor of Kaduna State is Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai from All Progressive Congress (APC).