Kogi 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.
Kogi 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 Kogi State and their political party.
The need to know the list of past and present governors of Kogi 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 Kogi 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 Kogi State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.
Kogi State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties
|Name||Title||Took Office||Left Office||Party||Notes|
|Danladi Mohammed Zakari||Administrator||28-Aug-91||Jan-92||Military|
|Abubakar Audu||Governor||Jan-92||Nov-93||NRC||The first democratically elected governor|
|Colonel Paul Omeruo||Administrator||09-Dec-93||22-Aug-96||Military|
|Colonel Bzigu Afakirya||Administrator||22-Aug-96||Aug-98||Military|
|Abubakar Audu||Governor||29-May-99||29-May-03||APP; ANPP||Second democratically elected governor|
|Ibrahim Idris||Governor||29-May-03||06-Feb-08||PDP||Third civilian governor|
|Clarence Olafemi||Acting Governor||06-Feb-08||29-Mar-08||PDP||He assumed office after the removal of the governor, Ibrahim Idris and his deputy, Philip Salawu by Supreme Court. Clarence Olafemi was the speaker Kogi State Assembly.|
|Idris Wada||Governor||Jan-12||Jan-16||PDP||5th civilian governor|
|Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello||Governor||27-Jan-16||Incumbent||APC|
Who is the Present Governor of Kogi State 2022?
The Present Governor of Kogi State is Alh. Yahaya Bello Adoza from All Progressive Congress (APC).