Jakarta Governor, Joko Widodo once again inspected Tanah Abang Market, Central Jakarta, Tuesday (8/6). The former Solo Mayor would like to personally see the condition of the building at which the street vendors will be accommodated.
The street vendors will be raided after Eid Ul Fitr. Street vendors could still be sighted selling their wares on the streets. Such condition has made Toyota Innova with license plate number B 1124 BH in which Jokowi was onboard trapped.
Jokowi in his white shirt chose to walk for about 10 meters to the bridge connecting to Block G. Citizens instantly flocked to Jokowi to shake his hands.
Jokowi smiled and wave his hand to the citizens, while walking towards Block G.
On the second floor, Jokowi checked the sturdiness of the structure by shaking the wall lightly. Jokowi was then come down and saw the street that was full with street vendors.
Jokowi deemed the physical condition of Block G is already fit enough to be used by the street vendors after Eid Ul Fitr. "The building was nice enough, I will let the tenants to clean it up themselves," he told.
Yet, Jokowi admitted that the building still needs repairs here and there. "The stairs still need repair," he finished.