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

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

Taraba 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.

Taraba 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 Taraba State and their political party.

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

Taraba State Governors from 1960 & Their Political Parties

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Adeyemi Afolahan Administrator 28-Aug-91 Jan-92 Military  
Jolly Nyame Governor Jan-92 Nov-93 SDP Yadawi Tarfa (police administrator)
Yohanna Dickson Administrator 09-Dec-93 22-Aug-96 Military  
Emmanuel John Administrator 22-Aug-96 Aug-98 Military  
Bala Nuhu Administrator Aug-98 May-99 Military  
Jolly Nyame Governor 29-May-99 29-May-07 PDP  
Danbaba Danfulani Suntai Governor 29-May-07 Oct-12 PDP Crashed while piloting self from Jalingo to Yola
Garba Umar Acting Governor Oct-12 2013 PDP  
Abubakar Sani Danladi Acting Governor 2013 29-May-15 PDP  
Darius Dickson Ishaku Governor 29-May-15 Incumbent PDP Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of the PDP won the April 11, 2016 governorship election and went on to win the rerun elections. He subsequently successfully defended his victory at the Supreme court which cleared any doubt of his victory.[1][2]

Who is the Present Governor of Taraba State 2022?

The Present Governor of Taraba State is Darius Dickson Ishaku from People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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