TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Gerindra Party Daily Chair Sufmi Dasco Ahmad said it was legitimate for the National Awakening Party to want to advance Muhaimin Iskandar in the 2024 presidential election. Prabowo Subianto.
“It is legal for a party to advance its cadres, its best son, especially since this is the general chairman,” Dasco said in a video caption, Thursday, October 21, 2021.
Dasco said Gerindra also welcomed Muhaimin’s intention to enter the contest 2024 presidential election. He also said the possibility of a coalition could happen, but it is still dynamic.
Because, Dasco said, Gerindra So far, he has not determined a presidential candidate to be carried in the 2024 presidential election. He admits that Gerindra cadres have indeed urged the party to immediately determine a presidential candidate, along with questions about their support for Prabowo.
But said Dasco, the party will announce it at the right time. After that, the party will conduct an exploration of the coalition. He said that currently Gerindra is in a coalition with six other parties in the House of Representatives.
“In time, Gerindra will present a presidential candidate from Gerindra and then will conduct an assessment of the coalition with the existing political parties and will not close the door to PKB,” he said.
Dasco is reluctant to make further assumptions about the duet and coalition in the 2024 presidential election. He said Gerindra will consider all aspects through a forum that specifically discusses this later.
PKB Chairperson Muhaimin Iskandar previously stated that he was ready to run as a presidential candidate in the 2024 presidential election. “Yes, I think it’s a challenge, I’m ready,” Muhaimin said on the sidelines of a gathering with ulama in the Brebes and Tegal regions, Central Java on Sunday, October 17, 2021. , quoted from a written statement.
Even so, the Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives admitted that he did not want to be in a hurry to take steps. He said he was still waiting for the political map in the 2024 presidential election.
“But you have to be patient because the presidential election is still long. We are waiting for developments regarding the political map,” said the man who is familiarly called Cak Imin or Gus Muhaimin.
PKB Deputy Chairperson Jazilul Fawaid previously said there was a possibility Muhaimin paired with Gerindra Party chairman Prabowo Subianto in the 2024 presidential election. He responded to Gerindra Party Secretary General Ahmad Muzani’s statement that Prabowo might run again as a presidential candidate.
“The Muhaimin-Prabowo couple maybe or… Prabowo – Muhaminin can happen. The important thing is to win the hearts of the people and win the mandate,” said Jazilul on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.