We have long speculated on Mar’uf Amin, chairman of The Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI), as potential running mate for incumbent president Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo. Shortly after devastating loss of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok) in Jakarta election, Jokowi switched gear to accommodate more Islam narratives. Jokowi has since been seen frequently in public with Mar’uf.To subscribe please click here