goodmorningpapua.com – A chairman of PWNU Papua, Toni Wanggai congratulated on the election of Gus Yahya Cholil Staquf as a General Chairman and KH. Miftahul Achyar as a Rais ‘Aam of the Executive Board of Nahdlatul Ulama [PBNU] for the service period of 2021-2026. He hopes that both of them can lead NU in peace, coolness, and dignity.
As known that Yahya Cholil Staquf or Gus Yahya succeeded leadership of KH. Said Aqil Siradj in becoming the chairman of PBNU. He was elected after winning with 337 votes in the selection of candidates for the General Chair of the PBNU at the 34th Nahdlatul Ulama (NU) Conference held in Lampung some time ago.
“Because of whoever is elected is the best NU cadre who must be accepted and supported. Because the NU struggle is more concerned with Ukhuwah Nahdliyah Islamiyah (Muslim brotherhood) and Wathoniyah (national brotherhood) than other interests,” he said in a written statement, Saturday (12/25/2020). 2021).
Toni hoped that Gus Yahya’s leadership would pay more attention and be willing to cooperate with PWNU in the Eastern Region of the Archipelago. Especially in Papua, which is left behind in various fields compared to other regions.
He also encouraged Gus Yahya to be actively involved with the government in mediating various basic problems in Papua. Of course, with an approach of heart, humanity and traditional culture as has been done by Gus Dur or KH. Abdurahman Wahid, the 4th President of the Republic of Indonesia, so that he is very loved by the people of Papua.