<pre>The Largest Temptation of Regional Leaders: Position Transactions and Project Commissions



Central Java Governor H Ganjar Pranowo requested that Tegal Regent Hj Umi Azizah and his Deputy Sabilillah Ardie be able to realize clean governance and serve as the strongest fundamental platform in good governance. This was conveyed by Ganjar when inaugurating Tegal Regent and Deputy Regent of Tegal for the term 2019-2024 in Gradhika Bhakti Praja Building Semarang, Tuesday (8/1).

From OTT experience in a number of regions including Central Java, Ganjar reminded that the biggest temptation Regional leaders are about transactions in ASN positions and project commissions. Therefore, Ganjar requested that integrity should be united, including not thinking about returning campaign money. “Because that's where the first problem will arise, the biggest temptation is about money (money),” he said.


Ganjar realizes that every regional leader is inseparable from the project's temptation and project commission. To overcome this, said Ganjar, transparency must be prioritized and encouraged so that every project enters the auction system. “So that the ULP then becomes the first point that must be reformed place people who don't think of the world, but also the hereafter,” he pleaded.

Ganjar also requested that community satisfaction be the main indicator to measure the success of good public services. “The size is not on awards from ministries or institutions, but satisfaction from the community”, he said.

Ganjar added, the key lies in easy, cheap and fast public services. And the Tegal Regent Report application that has been launched must continue to be socialized to accommodate public complaints, resolve people's problems.

Ganjar also highlights the matter of budget efficiency in the bureaucracy which begins with reducing the costs of meetings, seminars and work visits outside the region. “It is better to manage the budget to increase the additional allowances for civil servants' income as a whole”, he said.

In addition, to build a good governance culture begins with submitting LHKPN starting from echelon IV officials, including in the BUMD rank.

In line with the direction of development policies that are good and synchronous with the central and provincial policies, Ganjar requested that continued, such as empowering rural communities, improving the quality of sanitation, repairing uninhabitable homes.

On this occasion, Ganjar appreciated the decline in the poverty rate in Tegal Regency which was very good, as well as entrusted to Umi so that the management of zakat, infaq and alms continued to be improved. “Our APBD will not be strong without the help of zakat, infaq and almsgiving, where the distribution can directly help victims of collapsed homes, prosperity of teachers of the Koran, and orphaned Islamic boarding schools,” he said.

Ganjar concluded that they could go hand in hand, maintain cohesiveness and no conflict. With his “ngapak” dialect, Ganjar said if the representative in Javanese meant the crew of karo sikil (body and legs) whose job was “ngewangi” (helping the regent), while “ndas” was the regent.

While being met after Inauguration, Tegal Regent, who is also the Chairperson of Tegal's Muslim NU PC, Hj Umi Azizah, said that he was ready to carry out what the governor was referring to, especially in realizing nine main programs of the Tegal Regency Government during his tenure from 2019-2024.

The nine programs are (1) Development of prime public service centers that will be realized in the form of public service malls; (2) Growth of young entrepreneurs, expansion of employment and pro-people investment; (3) Strengthening infrastructure networks and free roads; (4) Structuring of slums and healthy homes for the poor; (5) Overall health protection and completion of ownership of family latrines; (6) Development of industrial, agricultural, tourism and MSME sectors; (7) Improving the quality of the environment; (8) Strengthening character, mental and spiritual education and assistance for achievement scholarships for the poor, hafidz and hafidzoh; and (9) Development of sports and youth empowerment. (Nurkhasan / Abdullah Alawi)


This Article was Published On: NU Online

Translated by Google Translate


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