Isdianto the New Governor of Riau Islands
Jakarta - President Jokowi has legally inaugurated Isdianto as Governor of the Riau Islands for the 2016-2021 term, at the State Palace in Jakarta on Monday (7/27/2020). Isdianto is now officially a definitive governor, after previously carrying out the task executor (Acting).
This is the second time Isdianto has been inaugurated by President Jokowi. Previously he was appointed as Deputy Governor of the Riau Islands on March 27, 2018.
Isdianto took the seat of Deputy Governor Nurdin Basirun who was appointed as the Governor of Riau Islands because then the Governor of Riau Islands HM Sani died.
On the same date 27, this time in July 2020 Isdianto was again inaugurated by Jokowi replacing Nurdin Basirun who was allegedly involved by a corruption case by KPK.
From Batamnews monitoring on Youtube of the Presidential Secretariat, Isdianto was seen entering the State Palace, taking an inauguration passage witnessed by the President of the Republic of Indonesia.
Isdianto together with President Jokowi, Vice President Maruf Amin, and Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian headed to the main hall of the Palace for the inauguration process.
The inauguration process took place successfully, with the application of physical distancing and health protocols with the use of masks.
Isdianto looked smoothly following the oath of office appointment read by the president.
After that, he seemed to get congratulations from the president, vice president, and also the ministers in attendance.