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

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

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  
Augustine Aniebo Administrator Aug-98 May-99 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.
Ibrahim Idris Governor 29-Mar-08 Jan-11 PDP  
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).

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