Ba­suki Tja­haja Pur­nama

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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.

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