As we all know, Governor of Jakarta Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama is currently on leave. The man filling in his shoes is Soni Sumarsono, the acting governor of Jakarta. Nearly two months have gone by since Sumarsono began his duties as acting governor of the Capital City. And so far, we’ve seen just how much an acting governor like Sumarsono can do. Sumarsono has tweaked the budget, stopped projects, and is now planning to appoint and dismiss officials. Can active governors do such things and make such decisions?To subscribe please click here