Presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto expresses his condolences to the people in Palu and Donggala because of the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Palu and Donggala on Friday (28-09-2018).
He hopes that the condition of the people who are victims of the earthquake will recover quickly.
Prabowo will also suspend its campaign activities in Central Sulawesi and various other areas.
This was transferred by Prabowo in his private residence, Jalan Kertanegara, South Jakarta, Monday (1/10/2018) night.
"We have decided to temporarily stop our campaign activities in Central Sulawesi and postpone activities in other places," Prabowo said.
Prabowo said that he had ordered the officers of the Gerindra party and the party wing of the organization to collect aid.
In addition, Prabowo said, it will identify volunteers from the organization's party wing to help with the evacuation process in the earthquake-affected areas.
"We have decided to collect party leaders directly, then give wings, we want to raise funds and assistance to be deployed there," he said.
"In addition, we want to identify volunteers from the organization's wings, we are preparing to be sent to help the authorities in the disaster area," Prabowo said.
Since the earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 fluctuated and the tsunami hit Palu City and Donggala Regency, Friday (09/28/2018) at 17.02, the losses and damage increased.
Until 1:00 pm WIB, Monday (1/10/2018), 844 people died, 90 people disappeared and 632 people were seriously injured and admitted to hospital.
In addition, 48,525 people were displaced in 103 points in the city of Palu. Meanwhile, the number of refugees in Donggala Regency, the data can not be submitted.
Author: Kristian Erdianto
This article is published on Kompas.com with the title "Prabowo Terminates While Campaigning in Central Sulawesi"