Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: AP

Indonesia election: Jokowi declares victory while rival Prabowo rejects result

  • Citing exit polls and quick count surveys, the incumbent president tacitly claimed victory even as his opponent Prabowo Subianto maintained he had won
  • Hardline Islamist movement Alumni 212 have vowed to hold a mass prayer in central Jakarta to ‘celebrate’ Prabowo’s victory amid warnings of unrest
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Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo. Photo: AP
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Gigi Choy

Gigi Choy

Gigi Choy joined the Post as a reporter in 2019. Prior this, she interned on the Asia desk, covering politics, culture and social issues.