We certainly will conduct evaluation on everything to see how far the problem truly goes
Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Jakarta provincial government plans to evaluate several cooperation programs held with the humanitarian organization Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT) following suspicion of embezzlement of donation fund.

"Recently, we received information that there are leaderships that are considered problematic, and we will certainly look into it in future," Jakarta's Deputy Governor Ahmad Riza Patria noted at the Jakarta City Hall, Monday.

"We will certainly conduct evaluation on everything to see how far the problem truly goes," he affirmed.

However, throughout this time, no issues have arisen regarding cooperation with the philanthropic organization, he remarked

Several forms of cooperation still underway include the distribution of sacrificial animal meat to economically underprivileged people in Jakarta, he stated.

In addition to cooperation related to sacrificial animal meat during Eid al-Adha, the provincial government collaborates with ACT for several programs, such as for the movement to help Jakarta's micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

Moreover, Large-Scale Social Collaboration (KSBB) for food aid during Ramadhan amid the COVID-19 pandemic signed in April 2020 and distribution of social aid for victims of the Mount Semeru eruption in December 2021 were other such programs.

However, Patria did not elaborate on the details regarding the value of cooperation between the Jakarta provincial government and the non-profit organization that gathers donation reaching hundreds of billions of rupiah annually.

Earlier, suspicion of donation fund embezzlement within the organization became a viral topic on social media platforms, including Twitter, after it was reviewed by the national magazine, Tempo.

Until 4 p.m. local time, ACT was still the most discussed about topic among internet users and became the most talked about topic by the public in the country.

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