192 Pass Administrative Process of KPK Leaders Selection
The Selection Committee assigned to choose new leaders of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) has announced that 192 out of 376 candidates passed the administrative selection process.
Head of the Selection Committee Yenti Garnasih said the successful candidates are dominated by state apparatus and high-ranking officials, retirees, entrepreneurs, and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) employers (43 candidates), followed by academics/lecturers (40 candidates), lawyers/law consultants (39 candidates), prosecutors and judges (18 candidates), employees at private sector, state-owned enterprises (BUMN), and regional-owned Enterprises (BUMD) (17 candidates), members of the Indonesian National Police (Polri) (13 candidates), members/commissioners of the KPK (13 candidates), and auditors (9 candidates).
Among those who passed the administrative selection are several prominent figures, among others: Polri High-ranking Officer Brig. Pol Agung Makbul, former Inspector General of Ministry of Law and Human Rights Aidir Amin Daud, KPK Deputy Chairperson Alexander Marwata, former Director of the National Anti-Narcotics Agency (BNN) Anang Iskandar, KPK Deputy Chairperson for the 2015-2019 period Basaria Panjaitan, KPK Director of Education and Public Service Giri Suprapdiono, Polri Expert Staff Inspector General Ike Edwin, Judicial Commission Deputy Chairperson for the 2010-2015 period Imam Anshori Saleh, KPK Deputy Chairperson for the 2015-2019 period Laode Muhammad Syarif, KPK Deputy of Prevention Pahala Nainggolan, former Riau Police Chief Suedi Husein, former Judicial Commission Chairperson Suparman Marzuki, former Press Council Chairperson Yosep Adi Prasetyo, former Papua Police Chief Yotje Mende, and former Bengkulu Police Chief Yovianes Mahar.
According to Yenti, those who passed the administrative selection will take a competency test comprising of an Objective Test and Paper Writing Test to be held at the Center for Education and Training of Ministry of State Secretariat in Jakarta on 18 July 2019.
In the meantime, a member of KPK Leaders Selection Committee Harkristuti Harkriswono stated that the competency test is aimed at assessing the candidates knowledge about tasks and authorities of the KPK, as well as measures in combating eradication, which include prosecution, prevention, and supervision. (Ministry of State Secretariat PR/ES)
Translated by : Rany Anjany Subachrum
Edited by : M. Ersan Pamungkas