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

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

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
Abba Kyari Governor 28-May-67 Jul-75 Military
Usman Jibrin Governor Jul-75 1977 Military
Kaduna Governor          
Muktar Muhammed Governor 1977 Jul-78 Military
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
Lawal Kaita Governor Oct-83 Dec-83 NPN
Usman Mu’azu Governor Jan-84 Aug-85 Military
Dangiwa Umar Governor Aug-85 Jun-88 Military
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
Hammed Ali Administrator 22-Aug-96 Aug-98 Military
Umar Farouk Ahmed Administrator Aug-98 29-May-99 Military
Ahmed Makarfi Governor 29-May-99 29-May-07 PDP
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).

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