JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Jakarta Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat asks for Jakartans to pray for Formber Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or Ahok who is in detention house of Mako Brimob, Kelapa Dua, Depok, West Java, due to religious defamation case.
"Ahok is now in trouble times, therefore we ask for prayers from all citizens, so that Ahok is given the to endure," Djarot said in front of thousands of daily workers (PHL) and citizens, in the inauguration ceremony of 100 Child Friendly Integrated Public Spaces (Ruang Publik Terpadu Ramah Anak/RPTRA), in Monas, Central Jakarta, Tuesday (10/10/2017) night.
The former Blitar Mayor also mentioned that time will reveal the truth. "And remember, the truth is coming sooner or later, justice can take time," he said.
On the occasion, the PDI-P politician also revealed that Ahok's attention to the citizens of Jakarta never wavered despite being in prison. Ahok also advised him to serve the rest of his tenure with full responsibility.
"Two weeks ago I met him, and he was in good health, fit, and in good spirits, and still thinking about the citizens of Jakarta before the 15th of October, so I am really eager to complete these programs," he said.
Djarot's term as the number one man in the capital city will end on October 15, 2017. He will be replaced by the Governor and Vice Governor elect Anies Baswedan-Sandiaga Uno.