Anies-Cak Imin Register with KPU, Netizens Argue for Prabowo Tech’s Vice Presidential Candidate – 1 hour ago

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The presidential and vice presidential candidate pair Anies Baswedan and Muhaimin Iskandar alias ‘Cak Imin’ officially registered with the KPU today, Thursday (19/10/2023).

Following this, this afternoon, the presidential and vice presidential candidate pair Ganjar Pranowo and Mahfud MD also registered with the KPU. Previously, the announcement of Mahfud MD as Prabowo’s vice presidential candidate was announced to the public on Wednesday (18/10).

Despite this, social media has become noisy discussing the issue of Prabowo Subianto’s running mate. Until now, Prabowo and his supporting parties have not announced who the presidential candidate will ‘marry’ with.

Some of the names widely circulated are the Mayor of Solo Gibran Rakabuming Raka and the Minister of BUMN Erick Thohir. In fact, according to CNBC Indonesia’s monitoring on platform

“Prabowo Erick Thorirabbreviated BOHIR,” said a netizen.

“So the abbreviation could be:

Anies-Muhaimin (AMEN)


Ganjar-Mahfud (Ga-Mud)


PrabowoErick Thohir (BOHIR),” said another netizen.

“Not a prince abbreviation Prabowo Gibran?,” said the netizen next.

Based on CNBC Indonesia’s monitoring, the hashtag ‘Projo Supports Prabowo’ is among the most popular topics on platform

Netizens seem curious about Prabowo’s companion. Apart from the names Gibran and Erick, there were also those who mentioned the name of Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno. There were also those who joked.

“Sir Prabowo Please think about it mateng mateng, Mr. Ganjar already has the initials M, Mr. Anies also has the initials M, how come you don’t want to have the initials M too? “It has been proven that the initial M is what the people want,” said comedian Mamat Alkatiri on his personal X account.

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