Politics Yoshihide Suga: From Farmer's son to Japan's next prime minister Updated : September 14, 2020 10:20 PM IST Suga served his years as a low key advisor but his decisive victory in a party election demonstrated his arduous political ability. He served as Abe's chief of staff and main government spokesman for nearly eight years. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.