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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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Responding to reports of polling units being sited in homes of individuals, he said the commission would relocate such polling units before the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state.
Hashimoto, who won the Osaka gubernatorial election in 2008 for the first time, resigned as Osaka governor Oct.
Prof Kyari Mohammed then declared that, 'I am the State Returning Officer and Chief Collation Officer of the 2019 Bauchi State gubernatorial election and that Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir having satisfied the requirements of the electoral laws is hereby declared winner and I so declare'.
This led the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to send a fact-finding Committee led by the National Commissioner, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye, to the State to investigate the circumstances that led to the cancellation of the gubernatorial election results.
He also received the backing of a local chapter of the main opposition Liberal Democratic Party in the gubernatorial election.
He said that, 'the decision of the INEC to jettison resumption of collation of gubernatorial election results from Tafawa-Balewa LGA was very unfortunate and uncalled for, despite the court order, because according to him considering the provision of section 87 of Electoral Act 2010 as amended, no court can stop INEC from performing its function in relation to electoral process.
Meanwhile, the state chapter of the ruling APC has commended INEC for abiding by the order of the Federal High Court stopping the resumption of collation of gubernatorial election results from Tafawa-Balewa LGA earlier scheduled to resume on Tuesday.
In the gubernatorial election in Ehime, Nakamura, 50, who said he will continue the policies of Kato, ran against Katsuhiko Tanaka, 43, endorsed by the Japanese Communist Party, and independent Masayuki Komatsu, 69, a former president of Ehime University.
The Command according to the release further stated that 'Sequel to the declaration of Bauchi State Gubernatorial Election held on 09/03/2019 as inconclusive by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and subsequent scheduling of rerun election on 23/03/2019 in some parts of the State.
Backed by the LDP and its then coalition partner, the New Komeito party, Nakaima won the 2006 gubernatorial election.
Women and youths in Sokoto converge at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), office in Sokoto on Tuesday to protest against the inconclusive decision of the Commission over the Gubernatorial election in Sokoto.
The outcome of the coming Okinawa gubernatorial election will indicate how much more resistance is in store for the central government.