See List Of Nigerian Governors And Their Ages As At 2017



-Oldest Nigerian Governor: Abiola Ajimobi [Oyo State]
- Youngest Nigerian Governor: Yahaya Bello [Kogi State]
- 10 governors are 60 years and above
- 5 governors are 50 years and below
- No governor is below 40 years
- The average age of the Nigerian governor is 55.7 years

Before we unveil the list of Nigerian Governors and Their Ages, note that the Nigerian constitution stipulates that "A person shall be eligible for the office of State Governor in Nigeria if he or she is a citizen of Nigeria by birth, at least 35 years of age, is a member of a political party and is sponsored by that political party."

According to The Nigerian constitution, these state governors are limited to only two terms of four-year terms in office. Below is a compiled list of the 36 state governors in Nigeria and their ages in 2017.

Nigerian Governors and Their Ages As At 2017



State Name of Governor Date of Birth Age


Oyo Abiola Ajimobi 16-Dec-49 67

Kano Abdullahi Ganduje 25-Dec-49 67

Katsina Aminu Masari 29-May-50 67

Nasarawa Umaru Tanko Al-Makura 15-Nov-53 63

Taraba Darius Ishaku 30-Jul-54 63

Ondo Oluwarotimi Akeredolu 21-Jul-56 61

Yobe Ibrahim Geidam 15-Sep-56 61

Bauchi Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar 11-Dec-56 60

Osun Rauf Aregbesola 25-May-57 60

Anambra Willie Obiano 08-Aug-57 60

Ogun Ibikunle Amosun 25-Jan-58 59

Edo Godwin Obaseki 01-Jul-59 58

Delta Ifeanyi Okowa 08-Jul-59 58

Kaduna Nasir El-Rufai 16-Feb-60 57

Ekiti Ayodele Fayose 15-Nov-60 56

Benue Samuel Ortom 23-Apr-61 56

Kebbi Abubakar Bagudu 26-Dec-61 55

Gombe Ibrahim Dankwambo 04-Apr-62 55

Imo Rochas Okorocha 22-Sep-62 55

Jigawa Mohammed Badaru Abubakar 29-Sep-62 55

Plateau Simon Lalong 05-May-63 54

Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode 14-Jun-63 54

Adamawa Bindo Jibrilla 16-Jun-63 54

Kwara Abdulfatah Ahmed 29-Dec-63 53

Ebonyi Dave Umahi 01-Jan-64 53

Enugu Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi 20-Mar-64 53

Abia Okezie Ikpeazu 18-Oct-64 52

Sokoto Aminu Tambuwal 10-Jan-66 51

Bayelsa Seriake Dickson 28-Jan-66 51

Akwa Ibom Udom Emmanuel 11-Jul-66 51

Borno Kashim Shettima 02-Sep-66 51

Rivers Nyesom Wike 24-Aug-67 50

Niger Abubakar Bello 17-Dec-67 49

Zamfara Abdulaziz Yari 01-Jan-69 48

Cross River Ben Ayade 02-Mar-69 48

Kogi Yahaya Bello 18-Jun-75 42


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