“I will answer the questions on the debate tonight. On economy, prices et cetera,” he said prior to the debate which will start at 08.00 p.m. local time.
The fifth debate revolves around economic and social welfare issues, finance and investment, and trade and industry.
Jokowi arrived at the debate venue at Hotel Sultan in Jakarta, with his wife Iriana Joko Widodo, followed by his running mate KH Ma'ruf Amin and his wife.
He was sporting a white shirt as he encouraged his supporters to wear white when casting their votes on April 17.
The Saturday night's event will be the last round of the series of debates leading up to the 2019 presidential election that contested by Jokowi-Ma'ruf and their opponents presidential candidates number 02 Prabowo Subianto-Sandiaga Uno.