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Liputan6.com, Jakarta – Secretary General of PDI Perjuangan Tjahjo Kumolo was appointed Minister of Home Affairs (Minister of Home Affairs) by President Joko Widodo. Then whether Tjahjo will release the position of Secretary General of the party bearing a white muzzle? Because Jokowi previously asserted that the minister in his cabinet should not double position.
Tjahjo who came to the residence of PDIP Chairman Megawati Soekarnoputri was initially reluctant to respond to the question. But finally Tjahjo admitted to report first to Megawati related to his appointment as minister by Jokowi.
Nevertheless, the former Chairman of the Bureau of the Indonesian National Youth Committee (KNPI) of Central Java stated that he will focus as the Minister of Home Affairs. Because according to him, this mandate must be executed.
"I report first, this is the responsibility given by the party and the president, I will focus, this is a mandate, with 30 years of experience in the House, then I was once in the Commission (related to duties) Home Minister, (and Commission) Defense, "said Tjahjo, Teuku Umar, Menteng, Central Jakarta, Sunday (26/10/2014).
The graduate of Law Faculty of Diponegoro University also admitted that he fully handed over to Mega related to the position of Secretary General of PDI-P. Meanwhile, Deputy Secretary General of PDIP Hasto Kristianto said that Jokowi will explain related Tjahjo Kumolo.
"Later Pak Jokowi who delivered," said Hasto.
There are several party elites appointed as ministers. Is Puan Maharani, Chairman of DPP PDI P who was appointed Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture. In another party there is also the name of Vice Chairman of the United Development Party, Lukman Hakim Saifuddin who was appointed as Minister of Religious Affairs. There is also Chairman of Bappilu Hanura Party Yuddy Chrisnandi who was appointed Minister of Administrative Reform and Bureaucracy Reform.
Then, Chairman of the DPP Hanura Saleh Husin Party appointed by the Minister of Industry. Hanif Dhakiri, Secretary General of PKB appointed as Minister of Tranquility, and Marwan Jafar as Chairman of DPP PKB appointed as Minister for Development of Disadvantaged Villages and Transmigration.
There is also Minister of Agriculture and Spatial Ferry Musyidan Baldan who is Chairman of Bappilu Nasdem Party, and Siti Nurbaya, Chairman of DPP Nasdem appointed Minister of Environment and Forestry.