BANDUNG - The position of Mayor of Bandung officially will be completed by Ridwan Kamil on September 17, but the inauguration of the elected Governor-Deputy Governor by President Jokowi was accelerated today, Wednesday (05/09/2018).
West Java Regional Secretary Iwa Karniwa said when he was appointed as the definitive governor, Ridwan Kamil would automatically release his position as Mayor of Bandung. According to him, the rules do not allow two regional heads to be held directly by one person.
"Mr. RK immediately stopped, once appointed as Governor, immediately dismissed as Mayor of Bandung, Mr. Oded immediately went up," he said in Gedung Sate, Bandung, Tuesday (04/09/2018).
Oded, who currently serves as the Deputy Mayor of Bandung, will rise to be the acting Mayor of Bandung (Plt) until he is definitively appointed as mayor. "as well Mr. Uu (Regent of Tasikmalaya) is also like that," he said.
When Ridwan Kamil was installed, then he took over the position, Acting West Java Governor M.Iriawan will return to his original position as Sestama at Lemhanas.
Preparations for the inauguration of RK-Uu such as the governor's official uniform until his photo was prepared by his party. The party is now ascertaining whether the inauguration process will take place with sertijab or take a day afterwards. (Pun)