PAN Endorses Sudirman Said-Ida Fauziyah in Jawa Tengah Gubernatorial Election

Wednesday, 10 January 2018 , 12:00:00 WIB -

Jawa Tengah governor and deputy governor future candidates Sudirman Said (middle) and Ida Fauziah (second left), Vice Secretary General of PKB Party Daniel Johan (left), Head of PKB Central Executive Board (DPP) Marwan Fajar (second right) and Secretary General of Gerindra Party Ahmad Muzani (right) are seen declaring governor and deputy governor candidate pair for Jawa Tengah who are endorsed by PKB Party at DPP PKB, Jakarta, Tuesday (9/1). (ANTARA)

JAKARTA, GRES.NEWS – PAN and PKB have agreed to support a deputy governor candidate to run with Sudirman Said. PAN endorses Ida Fauziyah as Jawa Tengah deputy governor candidate to pair Sudirman.

"We have decided to support Sudirman Said and Ida Fauziyah as governor and deputy governor candidate pair from PKB for Jawa Tengah," said the General Chairman of PAN, Zulkifli Hasan, in a press conference at PAN Central Executive Board (DPP), Jakarta Selatan, Tuesday (9/1).

Since the beginning, PAN with Gerindra and PKS have agreed to endorse Sudirman as a governor candidate. Zulkifli said they communicated intensively before PAN pair Sudirman with Ida.

"Very dynamic, we made a decision letter right after the intensive communication, we should decide in 12 hours, but that’s what happens. I also talked with the other political party chairmen," Zulkifli said.

Previously, PKB has officially endorsed Sudirman-Ida. The candidate pair is said to be a ’normal’ and an ideal pair.

"This is an ideal pair, a normal one, ha-ha-ha... Mr. Sudirman and Mrs. Ida is a normal candidate pair. We believe that the pair could win Jawa Tengah Gubernatorial Elecion," said the Chairman of DPP PKB, Marwan Jafar, in a declaration ceremony at DPP PKB Office, Jalan Raden Saleh, Jakarta Pusat. (dtc/mfb)