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This is a list of administrators and governors of Lagos State. Lagos State was formed in 1967-05-27 from Colony province and Lagos federal territory. The Office of is responsible for the effective coordination of all government activities for Lagos State.

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson[1] Governor 28 May 1967 July 1975 (military)
Commodore Adekunle Lawal[1] Governor July 1975 1977 (military)
Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu[1] Governor 1977 July 1978 (military)
Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe[1] Governor July 1978 October 1979 (military)
Alhaji Lateef Jakande[1] Governor October 1979 December 1983 Unity Party of Nigeria - UPN
Air Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru[1] Governor January 1984 1986 (military)
Navy Captain Mike Akhigbe[1] Governor 1986 July 1988 (military)
Brigadier General Raji Rasaki[1] Governor July 1988 January 1992 (military)
Sir Michael Otedola[1] Governor January 1992 November 1993 [National Republican Congress (NRC)]
Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola[1] Governor 9 December 1993 22 August 1996 (military)
Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa[1] Governor 22 Aug 1996 29 May 1999 (military)
Mr Bola Tinubu[1][2] Governor 29 May 1999 29 May 2007 Alliance For Democracy
Mr Babatunde Fashola Governor 29 May 2007 29 May 2015 All Progressives Congress
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode Governor 29 May 2015 29 May 2019 All Progressives Congress
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu Governor 29 May 2019 All Progressives Congress

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Past Governors". Lagos State Government. Archived from the original on 2014-10-11. Retrieved September 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ Kye Whiteman (2013). "Prominent Personalities of Lagos". Lagos: A Cultural History. Interlink Publishing. ISBN 978-1-62371-040-8.

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