|Governor of North Sulawesi|
June 21, 1978 – October 20, 1979
|Preceded by||Hein Victor Worang|
|Succeeded by||Erman Hari Rustaman|
January 28, 1926|
Tondano, Minahasa, Dutch East-Indies
April 4, 2003|
Willy Ghayus Alexander Lasut (28 January 1926:175 - 4 April 2003) was a military officer and governor of North Sulawesi. His tenure as Governor of North Sulawesi was abruptly terminated after only 16 months in office.:28 No official explanation was given, but during his time as governor, many of his actions were deemed disloyal to the central government.:126 He enacted a plan that raised the price of the local commodity of cloves to 17.500 Rupiah.:50 This greatly increased the livelihoods of local producers, but angered those outside of the province who were receiving "dividends" from clove sales.:29 Lasut refused to resign and protested his dismissal by not attending the swearing in of his replacement. Lasut died on 4 April 2003 and was buried in the Kalibata Heroes Cemetery in Jakarta.
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