This below is the list of administrators and governors of Ekiti State, which was created on October 1, 1996, carved out of the territory of Ondo State.
|Lt. Col. Mohammed Bawa||Administrator||7 October, 1996 – August, 1998||Under Military rule||First administrator after State creation|
|Navy Captain Atanda Yusuf||Administrator||August, 1998 – 29 May, 1999||Under Military rule|
|Otunba Niyi Adebayo||Executive Governor||29 May, 1999 – 29 May, 2003||Alliance for Democracy (AD)||First elected Civilian Governor of the State|
|Mr. Ayo Fayose||Governor||29 May, 2003 – 19 October, 2006||Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)||Second elected Civilian Governor of the State. Fayose’s impeachment on October 16 by the State Assembly (and brief replacement by Speaker Aderemi) was declared illegal by Federal Government.|
|General Tunji Olurin (Rtd)||Administrator||19 October, 2006 – 27 April, 2007||Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)||Appointed Administrator after declaration of state of emergency in the State.|
|Chief Tope Ademiluyi||Acting Governor||27 April, 2007 – 29 May 2007||Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)|
|Engr Segun Oni||Governor||29 May, 2007-17 Feb, 2009||Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)||Oni was removed by Appeal Court (based on illegal returns of April 2007 elections), and a partial re-run was ordered.|
|Rt. Hon. Tunji Odeyemi||Acting Governor||17 February, 2009 – 6 May, 2009||Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)||He became Acting Governor when the Appeal Court, sitting in Ilorin, Kwara State nullified Segun Oni’s election and ordered a rerun poll in 10 out of the 16 Local Councils in the State.|
|Dr. John Kayode Fayemi||Governor||16 Oct, 2010 – 16 Oct, 2014||All Progressive Congress (APC)|
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