List Of Benue State Governors Till Date

By | October 10, 2017

List Of Benue State Governors Till Date

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This is a list of administrators and governors of Benue State. Benue State was formed on 03 February 1976 when Benue-Plateau State was divided into Benue and Plateau states.

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party
Abdullahi Shelleng Governor March 1976 July 1978 (Military)
Adebayo Lawal Governor July 1978 October 1979 (Military)
Aper Aku Governor October 1979 December 1983 NPN
John Kpera Governor January 1984 August 1985 (Military)
Jonah David Jang Governor August 1985 August 1986 (Military)
Yohanna Madaki Governor August 1986 September 1986 (Military)
Ishaya Bakut Governor September 1986 1987 (Military)
Idris Garba Governor 1987 1987 (Military)
Fidelis Makka Governor December 1987 January 1992 (Military)
Moses Adasu Governor January 1992 November 1993 SDP
Joshua O. Obademi Administrator 9 December 1993 22 August 1996 (Military)
Aminu Isa Kontagora Administrator 22 August 1996 August 1998 (Military)
Dominic Oneya Administrator August 1998 May 1999 (Military)
George Akume Governor 29 May 1999 29 May 2007 PDP
Gabriel Suswam Governor 29 May 2007 29 May 2015 PDP
Samuel Ortom Governor 29 May 2015 Present APC

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