The Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama has decided to run as an independent candidate. For his running mate, he has chosen his second-in-command Djarot Syaiful Hidayat. What is missing is the blessing of PDI-P Chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri. In the event no blessing comes from Megawati and PDI-P, Ahok said he’d pick the Head of Jakarta’s Finance & Assets Management Body (BPKAD) Heru Budi Hartono as running mate.To subscribe please click here