Jokowi Claims to Receive Support from Entrepreneurs

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  • Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as

    Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, popularly known as "Jokowi," (C), waves at reporters upon arrival for his medical check up required for his candidacy in the upcoming presidential election, at the main army hospital in Jakarta (5/22). AP/Tatan Syuflana

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, presidential candidate from the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), claimed to have received supports from entrepreneurs. As a result, Jokowi's volunteers throughout Indonesia do not have to worry about logistics for campaign.

    "Entrepreneurs assist by providing shirts and stickers, so I accept [their help]," said Jokowi on Monday, May 26, 2014. According to Jokowi, volunteers only have to contact a coordinator's house to ask for logistics.

    Prevuously, PDI-P had gathered entrepreneurs on Thursday night, March 6, 2014 at the party's main office in Lenteng Agung, South Jakarta to seek supports.

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