Lieutenant General Pramono Edhie Wibowo official serving Chief of Staff of the Army. Inaugural Pramono chaired by President Yudhoyono at the State Palace. The President finally dropped the option to own brother -in-law to serve as Army Chief of Staff.
After the inauguration, Pramono pleaded not burdened with his position as Army Chief of Staff and the younger brothers-in-law of President. " Do not make it loads. Should be better, " said Pramono at the State Palace, Jakarta, Thursday, June 30, 2011.
Related to allegations that some parties calling itself the Army Chief of Staff appointment is nepotism, Pramono handed it wholly to Toisutta as Armed Forces Commander and Army Chief of Staff before. " Indeed I am a younger brother First Lady Ani since birth. What's wrong in there , right?, " he said.
Pramono stressed, his election as the Army Chief of Staff has gone through its own mechanism. Furthermore, as the new Army Chief of Staff, Pramono will continue the work of Army Chief of Staff previously. Pramono 's election is no surprise. From the beginning, he was expected to become Army Chief of Staff, consider the track record and accomplishments in the military.
Pramono is a graduate from Military Academy 1980. He occupied several important seats in the Army. He also served as Special Forces General Command, and Commander of Regional Military Command Siliwangi. Pramono served Reserve Command in November 2010 to replace Lt. Gen. Amin Burhanuddin. He was also become one of the five President 's aides, Megawati Sukarnoputri.
Vice Chairman of the House, Priyo Budi Santoso, some time ago already predicting KSAD seats will be filled by Pramono. Priyo call Pramono as an officer with a reputation. "If through professional mechanisms, I think the elected will Pramono Edhie. He was a professional soldier, should be appreciated, "said Golkar Party politician. ( umi )