Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday said his sports minister had resigned after being named a bribery suspect by the anti-corruption agency.
Mr Imam Nahrawi is the second Cabinet minister to be engulfed in the corruption case, which has been a blow to Mr Joko, Indonesia’s first president to come from outside the political or military establishment. Mr Joko took office in 2014, promising clean, effective government.
The Corruption Eradication Commission, known by its Indonesian initials KPK, had named Mr Imam and his assistant as suspects on Wednesday.
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