President Joko Widodo officially inaugurate Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X and KGPAA Paku Alam X as governor and deputy governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta (DIY) for the 2022-2027 period at the State Palace, Jakarta.
Jokowi then led the reading of the oath. Sultan and Paku Alam recited the words Jokowi read.
“For the sake of God, I swear that I will fulfill my duties as Governor as best and as fairly as possible, hold firmly to the 1945 Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia and carry out all its laws and regulations directly and be devoted to the community, the nation and the nation, ” said Jokowi followed by appointed officials, Monday (10/10).
The second inauguration was based on Presidential Decree (Kepres) Number 90P of 2022 concerning the ratification of the dismissal and stipulation of the Governor and Deputy Governor of the Special Region of Yogyakarta.
“By the grace of God Almighty, the President ratifies the appointment in office starting from the time of taking their respective oaths. One, brother Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X as Governor of DIY. Two, brother KGPA Aryo Paku Alam 10th as Deputy Governor of DIY for the term of 2022- 2027,” the Presidential Decree reads.
The inauguration of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X and KGPAA Paku Alam X was after it was determined by the DPRD of the Special Region of Yogyakarta. This determination is earlier than the maximum grace period of October 10, 2022.
The chairman of the DIY DPRD, Nuryadi, said that with this stipulation, the task of the DIY DPRD was in accordance with Law Number 13 of 2012 concerning the Privileges of DIY and the Perdais on Procedures for Determining the Governor and Deputy Governor of DIY.
The positions of Governor and Deputy Governor of DIY this period will end on October 10, 2022. Furthermore, the Sultan and the enthroned Paku Alam will be sworn in as the pair of regional heads of DIY without a general election like other regions.
This is in accordance with the provisions in the Special Law of DIY Number 13 of 2012, where the positions of Governor and Deputy Governor of DIY are carried out by determination, not election.
(tim / DAL)