Daily News Indonesia – A number of Anies supporter and volunteers from West Sumatra have expressed support for Jakarta Governor Mr. Anies Baswedan to run as a presidential candidate in the 2024 presidential election. They choose Anies as an intelligent leader with complee credentials ready to lead the country.
“We pray and work for Anies’ success in order to lead this archipelago. May Allah give blessing and opportunity to Anies Baswedan to lead the Republic of Indonesia,” said the declarator of Urang Awak Supports Anies, Mr. Heru Suardi, in Padang, Friday (12/17) as reported by Antara.
According to him, Anies Baswedan shows his great sumpathy in the interests of the unfortunate people during his time as Governor of Jakarta. Anies is considered to have deep empathy towards issues of justrice for the people.
“Many clear policies of partisanship are shown, such as in dealing with the problem of street vendors, Kampong Akuarium, or those who live along Ciliwung and also in the face of educational problems,” he said.
Anies is recognized as a brave leader when he confronted the big conglomerates and business in the closure of 13 island reclamation project in the north Jakarta because of the illegality. Anes expresses his plan to open the reclamation islands for the interest of people and state.
The volunteers of Anies for President 2024 also praised the policy towards street vendors as experienced by the Minangkabau people who were in Jakarta. He said small vendors felt helped by Anies’ policies.
Anies have also declared that Jakarta is open city for all Indonesian people. He promised not to implement vetting process and the legality people coming to the city.
He also assessed the Minangkabau people who were in Jakarta many who became street vendors. Anies said he does not evict street vendors, but organizes to be able to sell well, orderly, and comfortable.
“It’s an incredible award to get a leader like Anies Baswedan,” he said.
Mr. Heru Suardi also praised the example of the Kampung Akuarium revitalization which concerns the lives of the people that are unfortune. He said the narrative Anies Baswedan built was to build not displace, but to organize.
He said cooperation Anies forges with farmers in Cilacap and Ngawi show Anies commitment not to seek import rice to meet the needs of Jakarta people, but cooperated, with farmers in Cilacap, Central Java, and Ngawi, East Java.
Anies has shown his great vision to make the country great again and work along the way. Having Anies elected as President of Indonesia 2024-2029 would inspire optimism among the people of Indonesia from east to west, Heru concluded. (kba)