The Indonesian people were shocked by the news of the death of the wife of the 6th Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Christian Herawati bint Sarwo Edhie Wibowo or Ani Yudhoyono, Saturday (01/06/2019) at National University Hospital, Singapore, at 11.50 local time or 10:50 West Indonesia Time .
Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Saturday afternoon at the Bogor Presidential Palace, conveyed his grief for the death of Ani Yudhoyono. In addition, President Joko Widodo who was accompanied by first lady Iriana Joko Widodo and Minister of State Pratikno, also invited the Indonesian people to pray for the deceased Ani Yudhoyono.
“Innalillahi wainna ilaihi rojiun. Allow me on behalf of the government and all the people of Indonesia to express our deepest condolences to their return to the grace of Kristiani Herawati binti Sarwo Edhie Wibowo, Ani Yudhoyono, wife of Indonesia's 6th president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the age of 67. I invite all Indonesian people to pray together for the deceased, hopefully, be accepted and given the best place in the sight of Allah SWT, Husnul Khotimah, and the family will get fortitude and patience. Aamiin YRA,” said President Joko Widodo.
Ani Yudhoyono's body on Saturday night was laid at the Indonesian Embassy in Singapore and then taken to Jakarta to be laid in Puri Cikeas Bogor before being buried Sunday afternoon at the Jakarta Kalibata Heroes Cemetery. (VOI / Ndy / AHM)