Thejakartatimes – number of actors, actresses, singers, former athletes to businessmen, officially became Democratic Party cadres through an inauguration ceremony, Thursday (15/2/2018) night.
Chairman of the Democratic Party Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono himself who led the inauguration ceremony of the new cadres held at the residence of SBY, Puri Cikeas, Bogor, West Java.
A total of 21 new cadres, namely:
1. Taufik Hidayat (former badminton athlete),
2. Dina Lorenza Audria (actress),
3. Muhammad Kasih (ustadz),
4. Sukmawati Syukur (entrepreneur),
5. Arvi Perwira (manager of Persija U-19)
6. Hengki Kurniawan (actor).
7. Michiko H (entrepreneur),
8. Fauzi Baadila (actor),
9. Indyastari Wikan Ratih (entrepreneur),
10. Ricky Subagja (former badminton athlete),
11. Wita Susilowaty (entrepreneur),
12. Bahar Ngitung Mba (politician),
13. Hifni Hasan (entrepreneur),
14. Krisna Bayu (former judo athlete),
15. Rudi Irawan (entrepreneur),
16. Samuel Panjaitan (entrepreneur),
17. Muhammad David Octavian (entrepreneur),
18. Brian Putra Bastara (entrepreneur),
19. Ibn Sulistyo Pradibto (entrepreneur),
20. Chris John (boxing athlete) and
21. Major General (Ret.) Jacob Djoko Sarosa.
The inauguration ceremony is in the form of SBI card handover to every new cadre.
The popular actress of the 90’s era Dina Lorenza revealed, the reason he joined the Democratic Party is because of his admiration for the figure of SBY.
“Why do I join the Democratic Party, because I admire Mr. SBY, authoritative, polite, friendly and have a good wife, who can accompany Mr. SBY, a mother we should emulate,” said Dina.
Taufik Hidayat revealed the same thing. While still an active athlete, he felt SBY who was then served as President of RI to give very good attention to the athletes like himself.
“In 2005, I was champion in the United States and Mr. SBY who was then still the President gave a major service star award to me,” said Taufik.
Beyond that, Taufik admitted familiar with the figure of SBY. In fact, when he married in 2006, SBY became a witness to his marriage.
“Finally there is no harm in me trying to give the best for this nation through the Democratic Party,” said Taufik.
Taufik admitted, the political world is a world that is completely new to him and the new cadres Democrats. Therefore, he hopes the senior party to give direction and guidance. (Thejakartatimes/EOS/Source: Kompas)