Businessmen Among Politicians
Jokowi wishes to recruit a number of businessmen into his campaign team. Andi Syamsuddin Arsyad, known as Haji Islam, was among those approached.
NEWS from a Golkar official surprised businessman Muhammad Jusuf Hamka Monday two weeks ago. The said official told him via telephone that he had been appointed treasurer of Joko Widodo-Ma’ruf Amin’s national campaign team.
Jusuf was chosen to replace Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, who had been inducted as social affairs minister three days earlier. "I was in Batam at the time. This is remarkable news," said Golkar’s deputy coordina...