Tribunnews Reporter, Taufik Ismail

TRIBUNNEWS.COM, JAKARTAHead of the Presidential Secretariat Heru Budi Hartono completely surrender the election Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta to the existing mechanism.

Heru is 1 of 3 Candidate names Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta submitted by the Jakarta DPRD to Ministry of Home Affairs before being selected President Joko Widodo.

“There is a sentence tomorrow full of mystery. So return it to the universe, I am sure the universe will give the best,” said Heru at the Palace, Jakarta, Friday, (23/9/2022).

Heru denied that he was called the strongest candidate for the Acting Governor of DKI. He said other candidates who were also proposed as Acting Governors also had better potential.

To note, apart from Heru, two other names were also proposed by the DKI DPRD to: Ministry of Home Affairs are the Regional Secretary (Sekda) of DKI Marullah Matali, as well as the Director General of Politics and General Administration Ministry of Home Affairs Bahtiar.

“The existing candidates have the same opportunities, have good potential abilities, even better,” he said.

Heru said nothing has changed in his activities despite being nominated as Acting Governor of DKI. It is still Head of the Presidential Secretariat and preparing for the President’s working visit.

“Yes, to this day it’s still normal. In fact, next week will be full of working visits, still carrying out the duties of the Presidential Chief of Staff,” he concluded.

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Previously President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has not yet decided who the Acting (Pj) Governor of DKI Jakarta will replace Anies Baswedan, whose term of office will expire on October 16. According to the President, the name of the acting candidate who will be elected later has not yet reached him.

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