NOUN RULE #12: When two Singular Nouns refer to the same person or thing, the verb must be singular.

NOUN RULE #12: When two Singular Nouns refer to the same person or thing, the verb must be singular. This means the titles mentioned belong to one person or thing, and so only one person or thing is being introduced.
EXAMPLES:
INCORRECT:
1. CEO and founder of KO Blog are coming. (Here Singular Nouns/titles 'CEO' and 'Founder of KO Blog' are treated as if they refer to two different people)
2. Headmaster and Board chairperson have come.
3. The Secretary and Principal were there.
4. VEO and SACCOS chairperson have resigned.
5. President and Central Committee Member were introduced on the stage.

CORRECT:
1. CEO and founder of KO Blog is coming (Here Singular Nouns/titles 'CEO' and 'Founder of KO Blog' refer to the same/one person)
2. Headmaster and Board chairperson has come.
3. The Secretary and Principal was there.
4. VEO and SACCOS chairperson has resigned.
5. President and Central Committee Member was introduced on the stage.

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