Article 156: Term of office of Governor

  • (1) The Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.
  • (2) The Governor may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office.
  • (3) Subject to the foregoing provisions of this article, a Governor shall hold office for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office:
  • Provided that a Governor shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his term, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.

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