“He must be less emotional in leading an organization," Awiek said here on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
He did not question the planned appointment of Ahok as a leader of a state-owned company. He said that the decision to appoint Ahok should be left to the State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir.
Nevertheless, Achmad said that Ahok should step down as the member of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDIP) if he is really tasked to lead a state-owned company.
“A state-owned company must be free of political interest. Ahok must resign first as the member of a political party,” said Achmad.
Ahok has been asked to lead one of the country's state owned companies. He has held a meeting with Erick this week. according to the former Jakarta governor after meeting with the minister
“Maybe, the appointment will be either in December or November. I do not exactly know it yet," said Ahok. (Translator: Muhammad Gestinev)