Governor: 3 Millions of Papuan Vote for Jokowi

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  • President Joko Widodo and his entourage welcomed by the traders at Pharaa Market in Sentani, Jayapura, Papua, December 27, 2014. TEMPO/Cunding Levi

    President Joko Widodo and his entourage welcomed by the traders at Pharaa Market in Sentani, Jayapura, Papua, December 27, 2014. TEMPO/Cunding Levi

    TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Papua Governor Lukas Enembe ensures three millions of the Papuans will vote for the incumbent Presidential Candidate Joko Widodo (Jokowi) in the 2019 presidential election.

    “There is no doubt that three million people will vote for Jokowi,” Lukas said at the State Palace, Jakarta, Wednesday, September 5.

    Lukas said that only Jokowi who understood the problems in Papua. “Whoever the presidents, they will not change Papua, Jokowi understands Papua better than previous presidents,” he said.

    Although the governor is a Democrat Party cadre, he and the Democrat cadres in Papua would support Jokowi. According to Lukas, his political choice has nothing to do with his party decision that supports Prabowo Subianto.

    “The people of Papua will focus on voting for Jokowi,” he said.

    FRISKI RIANA