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|
|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).