JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo immediately declared his victory following the announcement of General Election Commission (GEC) late Tuesday (05/21). But, his contender Prabowo Subianto was rejected the resulted.
The commission had announced, based on the national votes resulted, Widodo and his running mate Ma’ruf Amin has won the presidential Election race by 55.5 percent against Subianto-Uno pair 44.5 percent.
“We are an polite nation, completing the stages of the election peacefully. Thank God we are entrusted by the people of Indonesia,” Widodo said at a press conference to his supporters in “Kampung Deret”, Central Jakarta.
He promised to fulfill the people’ mandate with equitable development for all groups. Widodo stated: “Me and Mr. Maruf thanked or the message to both of us.”
After being inaugurated on October 20, he continued, they will be the president and vice president for all Indonesian people. Therefor, he asked all the people to reunite for the sake of a good nation’s future.
Widodo also stressed that he would continue to be friends and meet with his opponents Subianto-Uno and all opposition supporters. He also said, he highly valued the opposition’ move to file a lawsuit on the election results to the Constitutional Court.
“I think its a constitutional stepped. I appreciate it because that’s the democratic process that is in accordance with the constitution,” he said.
Meanwhile, Subianto stated to reject the the presidential election resulted due to the full of frauds, both before the election, during the election, and after the election. As he explained on May 14, the opposition would not accept the final results of the presidential election which had won the incumbent Widodo – Amin.
“As stated in the electoral fraudulent presentation on May 14, we will not accept the GEC vote count results as long as the calculation is done with fraud,” he said in Kertanegara, Jakarta today.
The retired general revealed that after reporting fraud and material evidence, the GEC did not respond honestly and fairly. He admitted, his party had given an opportunity to the GEC, but the it had no attempt to fixed.
“In addition, we feel that the announcement was made at an odd time,” he said.
Furthermore, the opposition faction is mobilizing all legal resources according to the constitution to defend the people’ sovereignty whose constitutional rights are ignored by state institutions.
Therefore, his party called on all components of the community, volunteers, supporters and sympathizers to maintain security and public order, so that actions to express opinions in public were carried out in a peaceful, moral and constitutional manner.
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