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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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President Buhari paid tribute to his enduring commitment to the development of Kwara State during his tenure as military governor, particularly his far-reaching roles in helping to lay the foundation for an effective education system and civil service in the State.
The imposition of a military governor and the failure to hold an election within the specified time period brought into question the new nation's commitment to democracy, he said.
1954: Colonel Gamel Abdal Nasser became prime minister and military governor of Egypt, having seized power while President Neguib was away from the capital.
The military governor of Paris, General Bruno Leray, said soldiers had been given permission to "open fire" if lives were threatened by rioters.
Adding to this, the military has been given the freedom to open fire on the demonstrators if their life, or the lives of those people whom they are defending, is threatened, according to Paris' Military Governor, General Bruno Leray.
Bruno Leray, military governor of Paris, told Franceinfo radio on Friday that the army will assist 5,000 police officials to ensure order during the protests.
It is noteworthy that Baraka on Sunday has handed over his position to the newly appointed military governor of White Nile State Ahmed Khamis.
Soldiers raided the house of Ishaq Maharmeh in the old town, which is under full Israeli military control, and ordered him to stop repair work on his house, claiming he should first obtain permission from the Israeli military governor.
Therefore, if the Jews settle in the West Bank with the consent of the military governor, the move is considered legal, and the settlers would not be forced to evacuate.
"Military Governor of American-occupied South Korea Lt.
Tiburcio Hilario, then military governor of Pampanga, needed to end the discord so he sent 'a bevy of Pampanga beauties' led by Praxedes Fajardo and Nicolasa Dayrit, both leaders of the local Red Cross, to pacify the two generals.
A small selection of the range: a French - Latin - Chinese dictionary from the year 1813, the Official Journal including legislation related to the Ionian Islands from the 1820s, a print of an article from Stefanie of Belgium about female emancipation (1909), and a set of personal photos from Belgium's Military Governor von der Goltz, which he forgot when he left the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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