Home Minister to Inaugurate Acting Jakarta Governor

Githa Farahdina    •    24 Oktober 2016 18:57 WIB
regional election
Home Minister to Inaugurate Acting Jakarta Governor
Home Minister Tjahjo Kumolo (Photo: Mi/Arya Manggala)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Home Minister Tjahjo Kumolo will inaugurate acting Jakarta Governor on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

"It will be October 26," said Tjahjo at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Monday (10/24).

Tjahjo mentioned the two strongest candidates for the position are the Home Ministry's regional autonomy Soni Sumarsono and the Home Minisry's secretary general Yuswandi A Tumenggung.

"Between Soni and Yuswandi," he continued.

Jakarta Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama and Vice Governor Djarot Saipul hidayat have to take leave during the official campaign period for the 2017 Jakarta gubernatorial election.

The campaign period will be held from October 28, 2016 to February 11, 2017.