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Governor Fauzi receives low job approval rating

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 22 2011   /  08:00 am

Jakartans have given a low job approval rating for Governor Fauzi Bowo and his deputy Prijanto, especially in their handling of Jakarta’s perennial problems involving traffic congestion and flooding, a poll has determined.

The survey, conducted by Lembaga Survei Nasional (Median) and Lingkar Sejahtera Jakarta (LSJ), revealed that more than 70 percent of respondents have given Fauzi and Prijanto a failing grade in their handling of traffic management and flooding in Jakarta.

The survey found that 76.61 percent of respondents thought that Fauzi and Prijanto did a terrible job in reducing congestion in the city, while 73.2 percent considered they were doing a poor job in handling problems associated with floods.

Only 29.4 percent of respondents said that the administration under Fauzi had performed well in providing decent public transportation, the pollsters said in...