Chairman of People’s Consultative Assembly, Zulkifli Hasan attended taking oath ceremony of the new chairman of Constitutional Court, Anwar Usman in Jakarta, on Monday (2/4). Zulkifli Hasan told the press that he believed Anwar Usman is able to conduct his duty well. According to Zulkifli, the heaviest challenge of the chairman is to settle disputes of regional head election 2018 and presidential election 2019 which needs fair decision-making.
“Challenges, off course, there is regional head election, presidential election. We give support, for the success. We pray and I believe he is able to conduct his duty well,” Zulkifli Hasan said.
Anwar Usman was elected as chairman of constitutional court for 2018-2020 period replacing Arief Hidayat through voting by nine constitutional judges. All constitutional judges, except Arief Hidayat, have rights to be elected and to elect, namely Anwar Usman, Maria Farida, Wahiduddin Adams, Aswanto, I Gede Pasek Palguna, Suhartoyo, Manahan Sitompul, and Saldi Isra. (KBRN/RIZKI/TRANS YATI/NITA)