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Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa vowed on Wednesday in Yenagoa that he would not hesitate to sign death warrants of convicted kidnappers.
In some other states that have abolished the death penalty, the move away from capital punishment began with a governor who refused to sign death warrants, she said.
"If government decided tomorrow to sign death warrants at a clip of three or four per month on those 94 individuals, the system could not handle it.
"I am Canadian and we don't sign death warrants for women," the Etobicoke resident said.
He refused to sign death warrants, saying executions violated his Buddhist beliefs.
All three members of the Presidential Council, President Jalal Talabani and Vice Presidents Tariq al-Hashimi and Adil Abdul-Mahdi, must sign death warrants before executions can be carried out.
SADDAM Hussein did sign death warrants ordering the killing of 148 Shias, handwriting experts told his trial yesterday.