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5 Serving Nigerian Governors Who Are PhD Degree Holders From Reputable Institutions (Photos)

IMost Nigerians politicians are well educated and brilliant which is very evident in the way they represent the country in global summits and meetings.

Nowadays, medical doctors, Lawyers and highly respected professors are now into politics and they are doing well in their political careers.

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Let us take a look at 5 serving Nigerian Governors who bagged their PhD degrees from reputable higher institutions within and outside the country.

1. Dr John Kayode Fayemi :

John Kayode Fayemi is the incumbent Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF).

The soft-spoken Politician and academician who was a former Minister of Solid Minerals Development during the first term administration of President Mohammadu Buhari is a PhD degree holder.

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The All Progressive Congress chieftain bagged a Doctorate in War Studies from King's College London, specializing in civil-military relations some years ago. He had earlier bagged his first and second degree from the University of Lagos and University of Ife respectively.

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2. Dr Okezie Victor Ikpeazu :

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu is one of the most educated Governors in the country. The People's Democratic Party chieftain who has been Governor of the South Eastern state since 2015 is a PhD degree holder in Biochemical Pharmacology from the University of Calabar.

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Dr Okezie Ikpeazu who graduated from the prestigious University of Maiduguri with a BSc degree in Clinical Biochemistry had been a lecturer in several Nigerian educational institutions before joining politics.

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3. Professor Babagana Umara Zulum :

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum is a doctorate holder in Soil and Water Engineering. He bagged his PhD degree from the University of Maiduguri where he obtained his BSc degree in Agriculture Engineering.

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He is known for his political sagacity and for being one of the Northern Governors who is truly effecting positive change and touching people's lives.

4. Dr Umar Abdullahi Ganduje :

Kano State Governor, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje is also one of the Governors in Nigeria with PhD degrees. The astute politician bagged his PhD degree in Public Administration from the prestigious University of Ibadan in 1993.

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Umar Abdullahi Ganduje was elected as Kano State Governor in 2015 under the platform of the All Progressive Congress.

5. Dr Samuel Ortom :

Samuel Ortom who was the former Minister of State for Trade and Investment is the incumbent Governor of Benue State.

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The People's Democratic Party chieftain earned a doctorate from the Commonwealth University, Belize, through distance learning.

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