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

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

Niger 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.

Niger 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 Niger State and their political party.

The need to know the list of past and present governors of Niger 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 Niger 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 Niger State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.

Niger State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Murtala Nyako   Feb-76 Dec-77 Military  
Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe   Dec-77 Jul-78 (Military)  
Colonel Joseph Oni   Jul-78 Oct-79 Military  
Malam Awwal Ibrahim   Oct-79 Dec-83 NPN  
David B. Alechemu Mark   Jan-84 1986 Military  
Garba Ali Mohammed   1986 Dec-87 Military  
Lawan Gwadabe   Dec-87 Jan-92 Military  
Musa Inuwa   Jan-92 Nov-93 NRC  
Cletus Komena Emein Administrator December 9, 1993 August 22, 1996 Military  
Simeon Oduoye Administrator August 22, 1996 Aug-98 Military  
Habibu Idris Shuaibu Governor Aug-98 May-99 Military  
Abdulkadir Kure Executive Governor May 29, 1999 May 29, 2007 PDP  
Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu Executive Governor May 29, 2007 May 29, 2015 PDP  
Abubakar Sani Bello Executive Governor May 29, 2015 Incumbent APC  

Who is the Present Governor of Niger State 2022?

The Present Governor of Niger State is Abubakar Sani Bello from All Progressive Congress (APC).

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