Past Governors of Lagos State

Mr Akinwunmi Ambode – 2015 – 2019

Akinwunmi Ambode (2015 – 2019) Akinwunmi Ambode was born on June 14, 1963 at the Epe General Hospital, Epe, Lagos, as the sixth of ten children. His late father, Festus Akinwale Ambode was a teacher while his mother, Christianah Oluleye Ambode (nee Oresanya) was an entrepreneur who ran a thriving sewing business in her prime. In 1967, when Akin was …

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Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN-2007-2015

Babatunde Raji Fashola (2007 – 2015) Babatunde Raji Fashola of Yoruba origin, from Lagos, was born in Lagos on 28 June 1963. He attended Birch Freeman High school Lagos and Igbobi College Lagos. He studied Law at the University of Benin from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B.(Hon), degree in 1987. He is married to Mrs. Abimbola …

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Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-1999-2007

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (1999 -2007) 12th Governor of Lagos State In office 29 May 1999 – 29 May 2007 Preceded by Buba Marwa (military admin.) Succeeded by Babatunde Fashola Personal details Born 29 March 1952 (age 67) Lagos State, Nigeria Political party All Progressives Congress Occupation Accountant, Politician Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born 29 March 1952) is a Nigerian …

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Brig-Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa-1996-1999

Mohammed Buba Marwa (1996 – 1999) Mohammed Buba Marwa (born September 9, 1953) is a retired Nigerian army officer who served as governor of Borno State, and then Lagos State during the military administrations of Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Sani Abacha. Birth and education Mohammed Buba Marwa was born on September 9, 1953 in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. He hails …

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Col. Olagunsoye Oyinlola-1993-1996

Olagunsoye Oyinlola (1993 – 1996) Administrator of Lagos State In office December 1993 – August 1996 Preceded by Michael Otedola Succeeded by Mohammed Buba Marwa Governor of Osun State In office May 2003 – 26 November 2010 Preceded by Adebisi Akande Succeeded by Rauf Aregbesola Personal details Born 3 February 1951 Okuku, Odo ?tin LGA, ??un State Nationality Nigerian Political …

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Sir Michael Agbolade Otedola-1992- 1993

Michael Otedola (1992 – 1993) Sir Michael Otedola Governor of Lagos State (Nigeria) In office January 1992 – 18 November 1993 Preceded by Raji Rasaki Succeeded by Olagunsoye Oyinlola Personal details Born 16 July 1926 Epe LGA, Lagos State, Nigeria Died 5 May 2014 (aged 87) Epe, Lagos, Nigeria Sir Michael Otedola (16 July 1926 – 5 May 2014) was …

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Brig-Gen. Raji Alagbe Rasaki-1988-1991

Raji Rasaki (1988 – 1992) Brigadier General Raji Alagbe Rasaki (born 7 January 1947) is a retired Nigerian military officer who was military governor in turn of Ogun State, Ondo State and Lagos State between 1986 and 1991 during the military administration of General Ibrahim Babangida.[ Background Raji Alagbe Rasaki was born on 7 January 1947 in Ibadan, Nigeria. He …

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Navy Captain Mike Okhai Akhigbe-1986-1988

Mike Akhigbe (1986 – 1988) Okhai Mike Akhigbe 10th Chief of General Staff In office June 1998 – May 1999 President Abdulsalam Abubakar as Military President of Nigeria Preceded by Lt-Gen. O.Diya Succeeded by Atiku Abubakar as civilian Vice President of Nigeria Governor of Ondo State In office September 1985 – August 1986 Preceded by Michael Bamidele Otiko Succeeded by …

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Air Cmdr. Gbolahan Mudashiru-1984-1986

Gbolahan Mudasiru Governor of Lagos State In office January 1984 – August 1986 Air Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru (1945 – 23 September 2003) was a Nigerian Air Force officer who was appointed Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, holding office between January 1984 and August 1986 during the military regimes of General Muhammadu Buhari and his successor General Ibrahim Babangida. As governor, …

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