President Jokowi: IPB Graduates Should Work for Agricultural Sector

Jakarta, – In the 54th IPB Open Anniversary, Wednesday (6/9), President Joko Widodo quipped the many graduates of the Bogor Agricultural Institute (IPB) working in the banking world.

It was delivered by the President in front of thousands of students, lecturers and rectors of IPB.

“I’m sorry, Mr. Rector. But many IPB (graduate) students work in the Bank,” said Jokowi.

President Jokowi claimed to have checked himself in the board of directors of state-owned enterprises (SOEs).

Very many IPB graduates work there, ranging from the level of directors to middle managers.

“Who wants to be a farmer? This is a question that must be answered by the students. I have to say what it is because of that data I get, “said Jokowi.

Jokowi said that IPB graduates should be able to work for a more modern agricultural sector.

Students can use the latest technology such as Google Earth to drone to develop the agricultural sector.

“Who can do this? All present here. Students with modern thinking, want to plunge into the field, work in the fields and agriculture, “said Jokowi quoted kompas. (MHN)

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