Jokowi to Inaugurate 9 New Governors Tomorrow

Achmad Zulfikar Fazli    •    04 September 2018 17:39 WIB
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Jokowi to Inaugurate 9 New Governors Tomorrow
Presidential spokesperson Johan Budi (Photo:Medcom.id/Desi Angriani)

Jakarta: Presidential spokesperson Johan Budi on Tuesday confirmed that President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will inagurate nine governor and vice governor pairs tomorrow.

"We are planning a swearing-in ceremony tomorrow," he told reporters.

According to reports, the former Jakarta governor will inaugurate South Sulawesi governor-elect Nurdin Abdullah, North Sumatra governor-elect Edy Rahmayadi, Central Java governor-elect Ganjar Pranowo and West Java governor-elect Ridwan Kamil. 

Besides that, the PDI Perjuangan politician will also inaugurate Southeast Sulawesi governor Ali Mazi, Bali governor-elect I Wayan Koster, West Kalimantan governor elect Sutarmidji, East Nusa Tenggara governor-elect Viktor Laiskodat and Papua governor-elect Lukas Enembe.

The ceremony will be held at the Presidential Palace at 09.00 AM Jakarta time. It will be attended by guests from the nine provinces.

Indonesia held another simultaneous regional elections in June 2018. Voters elects new regional leaders in 17 provinces, 39 cities and 115 regencies.



(WAH)