Special Capital Region of Jakarta Governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama or known as Ahok have planned th meeting with his supporting volunteers “Teman Ahok”. The meeting is held to discuss about there are there official supporting letter from 3 political party which have stated to support the current incumbent Jakarta Governor earlier.
According to one of Teman Ahok Founder, Amalia Ayuningtias, there are not any statement from Ahok or Basuki Tjahaja Purnma about the lane he will use for next year Governor Election, Independent or Political Party. Back to Ahok, when meeted at Old City, West Jakarta, Saturday 25 June 2016, he has said that he is planning to meet his main volunteers group, Teman Ahok and discuss the lane he will take to defend his Governor position at next year election.
Three political party which have seat at Jakarta region Parliament or known as DPRD have issue their official letter for support Ahok in next year competition. Those three party are Nasdem or Nasional Demokrat (National Democratic Party), Hanura or Partai Hati Nurani Rakyat (People’s Conscience Party) and Golkar or Golongan Karya (Party of Functional Groups). Totally those three party have 24 seats at DPRD Jakarta or Jakarta Region Parliament. With 24 seats, Ahok is already can nominate from political party lane which only require 21 seats in Parliament.
On other side, Ahok have said that Teman Ahok is unwilling let him go through political party lane moreover that volunteers group have collected more than 1 million Jakarta People identity card who want Ahok sit back as Jakarta Governor for the second times. This controversial Governor have said this condition become polemic and he is need to discuss the issue with Teman Ahok as soon as possible. Ahok said “Teman Ahok will upset if he is choose to follow political party lane because the only way he can prove he is with them is on independent lane but with this newest region election regulation which limited the verification from 14 days into 3 days have made independent in a very risky conditions.”