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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 is responsible for the effective coordination of all government activities for Lagos State.

Name Title Took Office Left Office Party Notes
Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson Governor 27 May 1967 July 1975 Military
Commodore Adekunle Lawal Governor July 1975 1977 Military
Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu Governor 1977 July 1978 Military
Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe Governor July 1978 October 1979 Military
Alhaji Lateef Jakande Governor October 1979 December 1983 Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)
Air Commodore Gbolahan Mudasiru Governor January 1984 1986 Military
Navy Captain Mike Akhigbe Governor 1986 July 1988 Military
Brigadier General Raji Rasaki Governor July 1988 January 1992 Military
Sir Michael Otedola Governor January 1992 November 1993 National Republican Convention (NRC)
Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola Governor 9 December 1993 22 August 1996 Military
Colonel Mohammed Buba Marwa Governor 22 Aug 1996 29 May 1999 Military
Mr Bola Tinubu Governor 29 May 1999 29 May 2007 Alliance for Democracy (AD)
Mr Babatunde Fashola Governor 29 May 2007 29 May 2015 All Progressives Congress (APC)
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode Governor 29 May 2015 29 May 2019 All Progressives Congress (APC)
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu Governor 29 May 2019 Incumbent All Progressives Congress (APC)
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