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


List of Sokoto State Governors from 1960 till Date with their Political Party: Sokoto State is one of the North-Western States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The state is known as the primary domicile region for the Hausa/Fulani 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 Sokoto 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 Sokoto 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 Sokoto State Governors and their Political Party from 1960 till date.

Sokoto State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Alhaji Usman Faruk Governor 1967 1975 Military Commissioner of Police, Governor of Northwestern State
Colonel Umaru Mohammed Governor Mar-76 Jul-78 Military  
Lt. Colonel Gado Nasko Governor Jul-78 Oct-79 Military  
Shehu Kangiwa Governor Oct-79 Nov-81 NPN  
Garba Nadama Governor 1982 Dec-83 NPN  
Colonel Garba Duba Governor Jan-84 Aug-85 Military  
Colonel Garba Mohammed Governor Aug-85 Dec-87 Military  
Colonel Ahmed Muhammad Daku Governor Dec-87 Aug-90 Military  
Colonel Bashir Salihi Magashi Governor Aug-90 Jan-92 Military  
Malam Yahaya Abdulkarim Governor Jan-92 Nov-93 NRC  
Colonel Yakubu Mu’azu Administrator 09-Dec-93 22-Aug-96 Military  
Navy Captain Rasheed Adisa Raji Administrator 22-Aug-96 Aug-98 Military  
Group Captain (Air Force) Rufai Garba Administrator Aug-98 May-99 Military  
Attahiru Bafarawa Governor 29-May-99 29-May-07 APP; ANPP  
Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Governor 29-May-07 11-Apr-08 PDP  
Abdullahi Balarabe Salame Acting Governor 11-Apr-08 28-May-08  
Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Governor 28-May-08 28-May-11 PDP  
Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko Governor 28-May-11 28-May-15 APC  
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Governor 28-May-15 Incumbent APC/PDP  

Who is the Present Governor of Sokoto State 2022?

The Present Governor of Sokoto State is Aminu Waziri Tambuwal from People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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