List of Governors of Gombe State

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This is a list of administrators and Governors of Gombe State, Nigeria. Gombe State was formed on 1 October 1996 from part of the old Bauchi State by the Sani Abacha military government.

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Group Captain Joseph Orji Administrator 7 Oct 1996 Aug 1998 (Military)
Mohammed Bawa Administrator Aug 1998 May 1999 (Military)
Abubakar Habu Hashidu Governor 29 May 1999 29 May 2003 APP
Mohammed Danjuma Goje Governor 29 May 2003 May 2011 PDP
Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo Governor May 2011 29 May 2019 PDP
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya Governor May 2019 - APC

See also[edit]


  • "Nigerian Federal States". WorldStatesmen. Retrieved 2009-11-30.