The state is known as the primary domicile region for the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria.
Remember, the country Nigeria have 3 basic tribes which include the Hausa (Northerners, Igbos and the Yorubas).
The need to know the list of past and present governors of Lagos 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 Lagos 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 Lagos State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.
Lagos State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties
|Name||Title||Took Office||Left Office||Party||Notes|
|Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson||Governor||27-May-67||Jul-75||Military|
|Commodore Adekunle Lawal||Governor||Jul-75||1977||Military|
|Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu||Governor||1977||Jul-78||Military|
|Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe||Governor||Jul-78||Oct-79||Military|
|Alhaji Lateef Jakande||Governor||Oct-79||Dec-83||Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)|
|Air Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru||Governor||Jan-84||Aug-86||Military|
|Navy Captain Mike Akhigbe||Governor||Aug-86||Jul-88||Military|
|Brigadier General Raji Rasaki||Governor||Jul-88||Jan-92||Military|
|Sir Michael Otedola||Governor||Jan-92||Nov-93||National Republican Convention (NRC)|
|Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola||Governor||09-Dec-93||22-Aug-96||Military|
|Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa||Governor||22-Aug-96||29-May-99||Military|
|Asiwaju Bola Tinubu||Governor||29-May-99||29-May-07||Alliance for Democracy (AD)|
|Mr Babatunde Fashola||Governor||29-May-07||29-May-15||Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)|
|Mr Akinwunmi Ambode||Governor||29-May-15||29-May-19||All Progressives Congress (APC)|
|Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu||Governor||29-May-19||Incumbent||All Progressives Congress (APC)|
Who is the Present Governor of Lagos State 2022?
The Present Governor of Lagos State is Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu from All Progressive Congress (APC).