Kwara 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.
Kwara 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 Kwara State and their political party.
The need to know the list of past and present governors of Kwara 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 Kwara 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 Kwara State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.
Kwara State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties
|Name||Title||Took office||Left office||Party||Notes|
|David Bamigboye||Military Governor||28-May-67||Jul-75||Military|
|Ibrahim Taiwo||Military Governor||Jul-75||13-Feb-76||Military|
|Sunday Ifere||Military Governor||Jul-78||Oct-79||Military|
|Adamu Atta||Civilian Governor||Oct-79||Oct-83||NPN|
|Cornelius Olatunji Adebayo||Civilian Governor||Oct-83||Dec-83||UPN|
|Salaudeen Latinwo||Military Governor||Jan-84||Aug-85||Military|
|Mohammed Ndatsu Umaru||Military Governor||Aug-85||Dec-87||Military|
|Ahmed Abdullahi||Military Governor||Dec-87||Jul-88||Military|
|Ibrahim Alkali||Military Governor||Jul-88||Dec-89||Military|
|Alwali Kazir||Military Governor||Dec-89||Jan-92||Military|
|Shaaba Lafiaji||Civilian Governor||Jan-92||Nov-93||SDP|
|Mustapha Ismail||Military Administrator||09-Dec-93||14-Sep-94||Military|
|Baba Adamu Iyam||Military Administrator||14-Sep-94||22-Aug-96||Military|
|Peter A.M. Ogar||Military Administrator||22-Aug-96||Aug-98||Military|
|Rasheed Shekoni||Military Administrator||Aug-98||29-May-99||Military|
|Mohammed Lawal||Civilian Governor||29-May-99||29-May-03||ANPP|
|Bukola Saraki||Civilian Governor||29-May-03||29-May-11||PDP|
|Abdulfatah Ahmed||Civilian Governor||29-May-11||29-May-19||PDP|
|Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman||Civilian Governor||29-May-19||Incumbent||APC|
Who is the Present Governor of Kwara State 2022?
The Present Governor of Kwara State is Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman from All Progressive Congress (APC).