Bobby Nasution Officially Appointed as Mayor of Medan


Son-in-law of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), Bobby Nasution, officially appointed as Mayor of Medan. The inauguration of Bobby was carried out by the Governor of North Sumatra (Gubsu) Edy Rahmayadi.

Appointment Bobby Nasution and his deputy, Aulia Rachman, was held at the Tengku Rizal Nurdin Hall, Governor’s Office Home, Medan on Friday (26/2/2021) starting at 09.05 WIB. The inauguration was broadcast live via the North Sumatra Info YouTube channel.

The inauguration was preceded by singing Indonesia Raya. Subsequently, a decree from the Minister of Home Affairs was read out regarding the appointment of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Medan from the 2020 regional head election.

Bobby Nasution inaugurated as Mayor of Medan (North Sumatra Provincial Government Public Relations Youtube) Photo: (North Sumatra Provincial Government Public Relations Youtube)

The next event was to take the oath of office as Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Medan. This oath of office was led by Governor Edy.

“I will fulfill my obligations to the best of my ability, and justly. Hold fast to the Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia in 1945 and further carry out all its laws and regulations in a straightforward manner and serve the people, the nation and the nation,” he said. Edy while leading the oath of office.

Apart from Bobby and Aulia, there were 5 other pairs of regional heads who were also sworn in at the first session this morning. Regional heads who were also inaugurated by the Governor of Edy this morning, namely:

1. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Medan: Bobby Nasution and Aulia Rachman

2. Deputy Mayor of Binjai City: Amir Hamzah (elected mayor, Juliadi, passed away)

3. Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Tanjungbalai: Muhammad Syahrial and Waris Thalib

4. Regent and Deputy Regent of Serdang Bedagai: Darma Wijaya and Adlin Umar Yusri Tambunan

5. Asahan Regent and Deputy Regent: Surya and Taufik Zainal Abidin

6. Regent and Deputy Regent Humbang Hasundutan: Dosmar Banjarnahor and Oloan P. Nababan

Bobby himself appeared to be accompanied by his wife, Kahiyang Ayu. Kahiyang appears to be wearing a red kebaya and white mask.

Previously, Bobby had conveyed what he would do after being inaugurated as the Mayor of Medan. Bobby said he would focus on handling the COVID-19 virus and COVID-19 vaccination.

“Regarding the handling of COVID and the success of vaccination. That is the first thing we want to do,” said Boby during the rehearsal for the inauguration, Thursday (25/2).

See also the video ‘Jokowi Inaugurates the Governor-Deputy Governor of West Sumatra, Riau Islands, and Bengkulu’:

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