Basuki Tjahaja Purnama
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, popularly known Ahok, is the 17th Governor of DKI Jakarta. He was sworn in as the capital city’s governor on November 19, 2014. Ahok was born in Manggar, East Belitung, on June 29, 1966, and was Deputy Governor of Jakarta, together with then-governor Joko Widodo following their success in the 2012 Jakarta Governor election. Ahok is a member of the House of Representatives for the period of 20142019; he was also Regent of East Belitung for the period of 2005-2006. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama is married to Veronica Tan, and the couple has three children. He is determined to lead Jakarta with his trademark characteristics of assertiveness and clean governance.