List Of Nigeria Vice Presidents From 1966 Till Date

By | April 27, 2017

List Of Nigeria Vice Presidents From 1966 Till Date

Vice Presidents are the second in command to the president. They are elected alongside with the president during national elections. Below are the list of Nigerian vice president From 1966 till date

List of Vice Presidents

Name Head of State/President Inaugurated Left Office Political Party Notes
Babafemi Ogundipe JTU Aguiyi-Ironsi 16 January 1966 29 July 1966 Military Deposed in a Coup
Joseph Edet Akinwale Wey Yakubu Gowon 29 July 1966 29 July 1975 Military Deposed in a Coup
Olusegun Obasanjo Murtala Muhammed 29 July 1975 13 February 1976 Military Became Head of State after the assassination of Murtala
Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Olusegun Obasanjo 13 February 1976 30 September 1979 Military Handed over to Civilian Government
Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme Shehu Shagari 1 October 1979 31 December 1983 National Party of Nigeria Deposed in a Coup
Tunde Idiagbon Muhammadu Buhari 31 December 1983 27 August 1985 Military Deposed in a Coup
Ebitu Ukiwe Ibrahim Babangida 27 August 1985 October 1986 Military Resigned
Augustus Aikhomu Ibrahim Babangida October 1986 27 August 1993 Military Handed over to interim Government
Oladipo Diya Sani Abacha 17 November 1993 21 December 1997 Military Deposed and arrested for attempted Coup
Michael Akhigbe Abdulsalami Abubakar 9 June 1998 29 May 1999 Military Handed over to Civilian Government
Atiku Abubakar Olusegun Obasanjo 29 May 1999 29 May 2007 Peoples Democratic Party Stepped down after expiration of term
Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Umaru Musa Yaradua 29 May 2007 5 May 2010 Peoples Democratic Party Became President after the death of Yaradua
Namadi Sambo Goodluck Ebele Jonathan 19 May 2010 29 May 2015 Peoples Democratic Party Stepped down after expiration of term
Yemi Osinbajo Muhammadu Buhari 29 May 2015 All Progressives Congress Incumbent