The village heads through PP Papdesi on Tuesday (17/1/2023) then held a demonstration asking for their term of office to be extended. It was as if these aspirations were immediately paid in cash with a strong signal of approval from the President.
An observer on constitutional law from Nusa Cendana University, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Johanes Tuba Helan, said that the proposal regarding a term of office for the village head of 9 years needed to be based on strong reasons.
Did you know that the position of Village Head also has certain limitations and criteria regarding tenure, duties, authority, and salary received?
Deputy Chairman of Commission II DPR RI Yanuar Prihatin criticized the extension of the term of office for village heads (kades) to 9 years. Yanuar assessed that this decision must be followed by an increase in the quality of the village apparatus.
The signal of President Jokowi’s approval to extend the term of office of the Village Head has drawn enough attention from the public and observers, one of them is senior economist Rizal Ramli.
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