SuaraBandungBarat.id – After the dismissal of Anies Baswedan as the current Governor of DKI Jakarta, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) appointed the Head of the Presidential Secretariat (Kasetpres), Heru Budi Hartono, as the Acting (Pj) Governor of DKI Jakarta.
Heru Budi Hartono was chosen as the Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta to replace Anies Baswedan.
As is known, Anies Baswedan’s term as Governor of DKI Jakarta will end on October 16, 2022.
Heru Budi Hartono was appointed as Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta in a meeting of the Final Assessment Team (TPA) at the Merdeka Palace, Friday (7/10/2022).
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Jokowi chose the name Heru Budi Hartono after hearing the considerations of Vice President Ma’ruf Amin and members of the TPA and related ministers.
“Yes, Pak Heru (Budi Hartono) has decided,” said an official at the Merdeka Palace, Friday, as reported by Suara.com.
So, how did Anies Baswedan respond?
The following is Anies Baswedan’s response regarding the appointment of Heru Budi Hartono as Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta:
Anies Baswedan congratulated Heru Budi Hartono who was chosen to be the Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta.
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“Congratulations to Pak Heru Budi for getting the mandate to become the Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta,” he said in South Jakarta, Friday, quoted from Suara.com.
Anies Believes in Heru Budi Hartono’s Experience
In addition, Anies claimed to trust Heru Budi Hartono, who has experience serving as an official within the DKI Jakarta Provincial Government (Pemprov).
“We believe the experience he (Heru) has will be a very good provision,” said Anies.
Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Heru Budi Hartono. Heru Budi Hartono was chosen as the Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta to replace Anies Baswedan.
Head of the Presidential Secretariat, Heru Budi Hartono. Heru Budi Hartono was chosen as the Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta to replace Anies Baswedan. (Presidential Secretariat Press Bureau/Lukas)
He also admitted that he was grateful because the person who was elected as Acting Governor of DKI Jakarta was someone who knew the problems in the capital city.
“We are all grateful that those who will be in charge are people who already know Jakarta,” said Anies.
Anies Believes Jokowi’s Decision
Anies Baswedan said he believed in Jokowi’s decision which took all factors into account.
“Well, for the rest we will support whoever is in charge, including Pak Heru, to be able to carry out their duties properly,” he said, Friday, as reported by Suara.com.
Ready to Support Heru Budi Hartono
Anies respects the ongoing process.
He admitted that he would support Heru Budi Hartono in carrying out his duties in Jakarta.
“As a former governor, we are also ready to support.”
“Anyway, it is unconditionally supported in total,” he said.
“So that he can carry out his duties in Jakarta as well as possible, and the community feels continuous progress,” Anies added.