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Said, Sahal elected to lead NU

  • Muhammad Nafik, Bagus BT Saragih and Andi Hajramurni

    The Jakarta Post

Makassar | Sun, March 28 2010 | 09:35 am

PREMIUM Said Agil Siradj won the race to lead Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) on Saturday, but not without strong resistance from Golkar politician Slamet Effendy Yusuf. Family ties were clearly not an important factor in the race to lead the country’s largest Muslim organization as evidenced by the defeat of Solahudin “Gus Solah” Wahid, a grandson of NU founder Hasyim Asy’ari. Said was voted in as NU execut...