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List of 3 Northern Nigerian Governors that are Christians (Photos)

This Write-up focuses on the 3 Northern Nigerian Governors that are Christians by religion.

(1) Simon Lalong (Plateau State)

The 58 Years old Political Strategist has been active in Politics since 1998, he started his political career when he contested for the seat of the member of the Plateau State House of Assembly representing his native Shendam Constituency under the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Platform.

The Lawyer turned Politician was educated at the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, he earned his bachelor's degree in Law. He is the present Governor of Plateau State, Nigeria.

Simon Lalong is a devoted Christian and is married to Her Excellency Mrs. Reginald Lalong and the union is blessed with children. 

(2) Samuel Ortom (Benue State)

The 60 Years old Samuel Ortom is a Renowned Journalist turned Politician. He is a Second-term Governor in Benue State and a Minister of State Trade and Investments in Nigeria.

He started his Political career in 2007 when he was director of Operations of the PDP gubernatorial campaign in Benue State in 2007 and Director of Administration and Logistics of the Goodluck/Sambo Presidential Campaign Organization in 2011.

Like Simon Lalong, he is also a devoted Christian and is married to Chief Mrs. Eunice Erdoo Ortom and they are blessed with children.

3. Darius Ishaku (Taraba State)

Currently, the 66 Years old is the Incumbent Governor of Taraba State, he was previously the supervising minister for power, supervising minister for environment, and the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs before he resigned to contest in 2015 Taraba State gubernatorial election.



The Architect turned Politician was educated at the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) where he studied and obtained a Bachelor's and a master's degree in Architecture.

He is happily married to Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku and is a devoted Christian.

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