Among the officials removed from strategic positions were Jakarta Transportation Agency head Udar Pristono and Jakarta Sanitation Agency head Unu Nurdin.
The Transportation Agency
came under the spotlight after the media drew attention to the damaged buses that were recently delivered from China, while the Sanitation Agency
encountered trouble for not submitting a proposal to procure 200 trash trucks in the draft city budget as ordered by Deputy Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama.
and Unu were transferred to the new working unit, called the Governor's Team for the Supervision of Development.
When asked about the new post, Udar
said it was a regular tour of duty.
"As a civil servant, I have to be ready to be posted to any position.
I hope I will be useful to the team," he
Meanwhile, Unu said he
saw the appointment as a "blessing".