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Article 101: Appointment of Governor

1. There shall be a Governor for each Province, who shall be appointed by the President on the advice of the Prime Minister.

2. A person shall not be appointed a Governor unless he is qualified to be elected as member of the National Assembly and is not less that thirty-five years of age and is a registered voter and resident of the Province concerned.

3. The Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President and shall be entitled to such salary, allowances and privileges as the President may determine.

4. The Governor may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office.

5. The President may make such provision as he thinks fit for the discharge of the functions of a Governor in any contingency not provided for in this Part.


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