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|
|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|
|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).