President Jokowi Urges All to Accept Jakarta Governor-Elect
Date 19 April 2017
President Joko Jokowi Widodo believes the implementation of the 2017 gubernatorial runoff election to elect Jakarta Governor and Vice Governor will run smoothly. “The election will produce the best, reliable leader of DKI Jakarta,” the President told reporters after exercising his voting right at Polling Station (TPS) IV Kelurahan Gambir, Jln. Tanah Abang Timur No. 11, Central Jakarta, Wednesday (19/4) morning.
President Jokowi arrived at the TPS at around 10:40 am Western Indonesian Time (WIB), accompanied by First Lady Ibu Iriana Joko Widodo and Minister of State Secretary Pratikno.
President Jokowi expressed his hope that differences in political choice should not divide the unity of the Indonesian nation because we are all brothers and sisters. “Whoever is elected, we must accept that wholeheartedly,” the President concluded. (UN/ES) (MUR/YM/Naster).