President Jokowi: Roads in Medan Hollow and Lots of Waste

By : Herry Barus And Aldo Bella Putra | Sunday, October 15 2017 - 20:00 IWST

Presiden Jokowi bersama masyarakat (Foto : Biro Pers Setpres)
Presiden Jokowi bersama masyarakat (Foto : Biro Pers Setpres) - Hutaginjang - President Joko Widodo requested that Medan Mayor Dzulm Eldin immediately fix a number of damaged roads in the city before the President himself completes it.

"Yes, it should be done immediately if it is not done immediately, I ask the Mayor (Medan) to finish," said President Joko Widodo in Hutaginjang tourism area, North Tapanuli, North Sumatra, Saturday (14/10/2017)

On Saturday morning at around 7:55 pm, the President crossed the street in front of Petisah Market which was hollow and muddy to Soewondo Air Force Base, Polonia, Medan.

In addition, the road nears Imam Bonjol also not smooth and potholes, while the Court Road was damaged and muddy, many holes and garbage.

There are even some points where garbage collection goes to the road.

"I got a lot of complaints about the damaged road, so early in the morning I see to the location," said the President.

The route of the President and entourage starts from Jalan Diponegoro - Jalan S Parman - Jalan Glugur - Gatot Subroto - Nibung Raya - Jalan Ibus Raya - then passes at Pasar Petisah - Nibung Utama - Rasak Baru.

The group then returns to Jalan Gatot Subroto - Maulana Lubis - Imam Bonjol passes in front of the DPRD Office - Lieutenant General Soeprapto - Brigjen Katamso - Jalan Mesjid Raya - Jalan Mahkamah passes Jalan Letjen Soeprapto - Jalan Imam Bonjol then goes to Pangakalan TNI AU Soewondo Polonia area.

Along the way, the security apparatus was on guard but there was no effort to clean up the garbage.

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