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noun caretaker, director, elected official, executive, executive leader, government official, highest state official, politician, potentate, public official, statesman
Associated concepts: executive branch of government
See also: caretaker, director, pedagogue, principal, superintendent

GOVERNOR. The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find some of the duties of the governor of such state.

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The NEC, which includes Nigeria's 36 state governors and its central bank governor, and is chaired by the vice president, met for the first time since President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in on May 29.
3 to make state governors appointed positions rather than elected ones, but the alteration only becomes legally valid 60 days from that date.
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A spokesman for the state governor confirmed the incident.
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The leader of the country once served as a state Governor.
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May 11, 2015 (WAU) -- The legislative assembly in South Sudan's Warrap state on Monday demanded the immediate release of two lawmakers detained on orders of the state governor last Friday.

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