Jokowi's son has big shoes to fill as he becomes Solo's mayor

With his quiet demeanour and terse public remarks, Mr Gibran Rakabuming Raka often appears cold and aloof, but to the residents of Solo city in Central Java, their mayor-to-be is nowhere near stand-offish.

The 33-year-old, who is President Joko Widodo’s son, listens to their complaints, from choked drains to leaky roofs.

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