Here is a list of the former Lagos Governors and their party

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Below are the former administrators and governors of Lagos State before Babajide Sanwoolu’s tenure

Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (Military) was the Governor of Lagos State between 27th May 1967 to July 1975. He was succeeded by Commodore Adekunle Lawal (Military) who held office between July 1975- July 1977.

In 1977, Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu (Military) succeeded Commodore Adekunle and held office between 1977 to July 1978. Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (Military) held office between July 1978 to October 1979.

Between October 1979 to December 1983, Alhaji Lateef Jakande held office under the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN). He was succeeded by Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru (Military) who held office between January 1984- 1986. 

Between 1986- July 1988, Navy Captain Mike Akhigbe (Military) held office. He was succeeded by Brigadier General Raji Rasaki (Military) who held office between July 1988 and January 1992.

Sir Michael Otedola held office between January 1992 to November 1993 under the National Republican Convention party. He was succeeded by Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola (Military) who held office between December 9, 1993, to August 22, 1996. Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa (Military) held office August 22, 1996, to May 29, 1999.

Tinubu held office between May 29, 1999, to May 29, 2007, under the Alliance for Democracy (AD) party.

Tinubu was succeeded by Babatunde Raji Fashola who held office between 29th May 2007 to 29th May 2015 under the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Party.

Akinwunmi Ambode succeeded Fashola. He held office between 29th May 2015 to 29th, May 2019.

Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu is the incumbent governor of Lagos state. He took over from Akinwunmi Ambode on 29th May 2019. He became governor under the platform of the All Progressives Congress. He is the 15th Governor in the history of governors in Nigeria. He was born on 25th June, 1965. He is married to Ibijoke Claudiana Sanwoolu.

He studied at the University of Lagos, London Business School, Lagos Business School, Institute of Management Development and John F. Kennedy School of Government.

I like the name sha, Sanwo olu

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