States in Nigeria and Their Governors (Updated 2019)

The 36 States in Nigeria and Their Governors

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There are 36 states in Nigeria and this post contains a list of those states in Nigeria and their governors in 2019, their deputies and their parties.


List of States in Nigeria and Their Governors

1. Abia State

Governor: Okezie Ikpeazu

Deputy Governor: Ude Oko Chukwu

Party: PDP

2. Adamawa State

Governor: Ahmadu Umar Fintiri

Deputy Governor: Crowder Seth

Party: PDP

3. Akwa Ibom State

Governor: Udom Gabriel Emmanuel

Deputy Governor: Moses Ekpo

Party: PDP

4. Anambra State

Governor: Willie Obiano

Deputy Governor: Dr. Nkem Okeke

Party: APGA

5. Bauchi State

Governor: Bala Muhammed

Deputy Governor: Mr Audu Katagum

Party: APC

6. Bayelsa State

Governor: Henry Dickson

Deputy Governor: Gboribiogha John Jonah

Party: PDP

7. Benue State

Governor: Samuel Ortom

Deputy Governor: Benson Abounu

Party: PDP

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8. Borno State

Governor: Babagana Umara

Deputy Governor: Umaru Usman Kadafur

Party: APC

9. Cross River State

Governor: Benedict Ayade

Deputy Governor: Ivara Esu

Party: PDP

10. Delta State

Governor: Ifeanyi Okowa

Deputy Governor: Kingsley Otuaro

Party: PDP

11. Ebonyi State

Governor: Dave Umahi

Deputy Governor: Eric Kelechi Igwe

Party: PDP

12. Edo State

Governor: Godwin Obaseki

Deputy Governor: Philip Shuaibu

Party: APC

13. Ekiti State

Governor: Kayode Fayemi

Deputy Governor: Kolapo Olubunmi Olusola

Party: APC

14. Enugu State

Governor: Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Deputy Governor: Cecilia Ezeilo

Party: PDP

15. Gombe State

Governor: Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya

Deputy Governor: Manassah Daniel Jatau

Party: APC

16. Imo State

Governor: Chukwuemeka Ihedioha

Deputy Governor: Irona Alphonsus

Party: PDP

17. Jigawa State

Governor: Badaru Abubakar

Deputy Governor: Umar Alhaji Namadi

Party: APC

18. Kaduna State

Governor: Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai

Deputy Governor: Yusuf Barnabas Bala

Party: APC

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19. Kano State

Governor: Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Deputy Governor: Hafiz Abubakar

Party: APC

20. Katsina State

Governor: Aminu Bello Masari

Deputy Governor: Mannir Yakubu

Party: APC

21. Kebbi State

Governor: Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Deputy Governor: Samaila Yombe Dabai

Party: APC

22. Kogi State

Governor: Yahaya Bello

Deputy Governor: Simon Achuba

Party: APC

23. Kwara State

Governor: Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq

Deputy Governor: Kayode Alibi

Party: APC

24. Lagos State

Governor: Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Deputy Governor: Kadri Obafemi Hamzat

Party: APC

25. Nasarawa State

Governor: Abdullahi Sule

Deputy Governor: Emmanuel Agadu Akabe

Party: APC

26. Niger State

Governor: Abubakar Sani Bello

Deputy Governor: Ahmed Muhammad Ketso

Party: APC

27. Ogun State

Governor: Dapo Abiodun

Deputy Governor: Salako-Oyedele Noimot Olurotimi

Party: APC

28. Ondo State

Governor: Oluwarotimi Akeredolu

Deputy Governor: Agboola Ajayi

Party: APC

29. Osun State

Governor: Gboyega Oyetola

Deputy Governor: Olugboyega Alabi

Party: APC

30. Oyo State

Governor: Oluwaseyi Makinde

Deputy Governor: Rauf Olaniyan

Party: PDP

31. Plateau State

Governor: Simon Lalong

Deputy Governor: Sonni Gwanle Tyoden

Party: APC

32. Rivers State

Governor: Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Deputy Governor: Ipalibo Banigo

Party: PDP

33. Sokoto State

Governor: Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Deputy Governor: Ahmad Aliyu

Party: PDP

34. Taraba State

Governor: Darius Ishaku

Deputy Governor: Haruna Manu

Party: PDP

35. Yobe State

Governor: Mai Mala Buni

Deputy Governor: Idi Gubana

Party: APC

36. Zamfara State

Governor: Bello Matawallen-Maradun

Deputy Governor: Mr Mahdi Aliyu Gusau

Party: PDP

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