Jakarta, CNN Indonesia –
Deputy Secretary General PA 212 Novel Bamukmin confirmed that the Grand Imam of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) Rizieq Shihab will return to Indonesia. He predicts that Rizieq will return home at the end of this month.
“God willing, between the end of this month or the beginning of this month, which coincides with the month of Maulid Nabi,” Novel said to CNNIndonesia.com, Monday (26/10).
Novel said that his party already had special preparations related to Rizieq’s return. His party has also appointed the General Secretary of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) Munarman specifically as the spokesman for Rizieq’s return.
“For the HRS issue, there is a special spokesperson, namely Munarman, but for PA 212, of course, he has prepared a special welcome” he briefly said.
Until now CNNIndonesia.com still trying to confirm regarding Rizieq’s arrival to Munarman.
It is known that a video has circulated on social media that says Rizieq will return to Indonesia. It can be seen from a video that lasts 01.30 minutes Rizieq is sitting and talking to a dozen people using a microphone.
Leader of the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) Rizieq Shihab. (Antara Foto / Ramdani / pd / 17).
He talked about the plans for his return home in the near future. However, he did not confirm when he would return to Indonesia.
“Where, God willing, if there are no obstacles, my family and I will return to Indonesia. God willing, in the near future, I will return to Indonesia to Indonesia and return to fight with Muslims in our beloved country,” said Rizieq in the video. .
Furthermore, Rizieq said that his return was in order to save the nation. “So that we can join hands, shoulder to shoulder, to save our country from adversity,” he concluded.
Rizieq had flown to Saudi Arabia in 2017. At that time, Rizieq left Indonesia because he was hampered by a pornography case in 2017. The Indonesian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Agus Maftuh Abegebriel revealed that Rizieq had not been able to leave Saudi Arabia. The Saudi authorities, said Agus, stated that the immigration portal system of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia showed that Rizieq was not yet able to leave.