BONSERNEWS.com – Deputy Chairman of Commission III of the House of Representatives, Desmond Junaidi Mahesa, died at the age of 57.
The Gerindra Party politician is known as a figure who has constructive views on a number of government policies.
Before entering politics, the DPR member from the electoral district of Banten II was an activist who participated in the struggle for democratization in Indonesia.
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Desmond Junaid Mahesa breathed his last after being treated for illness at Mayapada Hospital, Jakarta, Saturday (24/6/2023) around 04.00.
The death of Desmond Junaidi Mahesa was a big loss for the Gerindra Party because he was a cadre who was loyal to the party and critical of guarding the government.
“We have lost greatly over the death of our brother, Haji Desmond Junaidi Mahesa,” said Secretary General of the Gerindra Party Ahmad Muzani.
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Desmond Junaidi Mahesa was treated at Mayapada Hospital on Friday (23/6) after complaining of shortness of breath.
His condition had improved, but at around 03.00 his condition deteriorated and he was transferred to the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) room.
An hour later, Desmond Junaidi Mahesa was declared dead.
The former 98 activist will be buried at the Al Azhar Cemetery Complex, Karawang.
Ahmad Muzani said Desmond Junaidi Mahesa was one of the best Gerindra cadres.
Therefore, this former 98 activist was entrusted with becoming Deputy Chairperson of Commission III of the DPR as well as Secretary of the Gerindra Faction in the DPR.