Asked by Medcom.id, the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) politician Nabil Harun confirmed the report.
"I heard that his mother recently passed away. I extend my condolences to him and his family," the PDI-P politician told Medcom.id here on Wednesday, March 28, 2020.
Nabil said that he had a lot of good memories with the deceased. He explained that President Jokowi's mother was a strong and patient figure.
"She was strong, patient and religious. She often attended prayers. She was Pak Jokowi's backbone," he remarked.