No more hurdles: Jokowi preparing to take over

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No more hurdles: Jokowi preparing to take over


With a legal challenge by his rival defeated, Indonesia’s Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has swept away the last barrier to the presidency and an ambitious reform agenda after an unlikely rise from his upbringing in a riverside slum. The governor of Jakarta outlined goals including attracting more foreign investment to Southeast Asia’s top economy, and “reviving faith” in corruption-riddled politics. Official results showed Jokowi with a decisive victory over Prabowo Subianto, who mounted a legal challenge. The Constitutional Court decided in favor of Jokowi this week. Now, Jokowi is preparing to take over from outgoing President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.

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