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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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In Anambra State, a billionaire who made his money under Abacha and who was still campaigning for Abacha to succeed himself on the very morning he died (8 June 1998), is up in arms against the state governor.
The acting head of parliamentary committee for information, communications and public relations, Ariech Mayar Ariech and Amet Kuol, the former head of parliamentary committee for peace and reconciliation were arrested by security personnel on order from the state governor, Nyandeng Malek Deliech.
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Krishnadas, state president of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, said Balakrishnan was undermining the constitution by publicly airing grievances against the state governor.
A source closed to the Amaechi, who asked not to be named because he was not authorised to speak on the matter, said letters and text messages have been sent to all the 36 state governors urging them to attend.
Speaking on Monday from the state capital, Malakal, the speaker of Upper Nile state's legislative assembly, Joseph Deng Parach, said the amendment to extend the term of the state legislature and the state governor was in accordance with article 62 (2) for the state legislature and article 98 (2) for the terms of the state governor.
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has committed towards the redevelopment of the Yaba Industrial Estate to bring in line with modern trend and compete with others in the state.
Lakes state governor Matur Chut Dhuol speaking at the burial of late Isaiah Kulang Mabor, January 7, 2014 (ST)
During the foundation laying ceremony for the Bauchi International Airport, Bauchi State Governor - Mallam Isa Yuguda has accepted the significance of air transportation since it is safe, swift and comfy way of traveling.
New York State Governor George Pataki told leaders of Long Island's multi-trillion dollar real estate industry that he will continue to support public policies that encourage the growth of this vibrant and crucial segment of the economy.
It's a total dismay that some of our youth have relinquished their expected roles as an agent for positive changes in society by indulging in such malicious acts," said Joseph Anei Madoor, director for public and political affairs in the office of the state governor.

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