The Former gubernatorial candidate
of the ADP, Pastor Margaret Inusa has formerly decamped to the PDP in Plateau
State with just 3days to the gubernatorial elections.
Pastor Margaret led other party
faithfuls of the ADP and all her supporters to the PDP in a grand occasion at
the Plateau State PDP office on Wednesday 6th March, 2019. You will recall
that Pastor Margaret was the ADP gubernatorial candidate until she was forced
to step down for John Timlong in an unusual circumstance.
The PDP State Chairman, Dmishi Sango
who was on hand to receive the team of decampees, described it as a boast to
the party with just 3days to the Local Elections in the state and assured them
that the party was open to all.
JT Usini, the gubernatorial
candidate of the PDP was also present to welcome the decampees and assured all
that he will run an all inclusive government and promised to run just for one
Pastor Margaret delivering her speech
to pressmen and all present asserted that;
“A little over six months ago,
the race for building the Plateau of our dreams began. It was with the sole aim
of advancing us as a people. Reviewing the potential and resources we are
blessed with as to where we are as a people made us resolute to achieve our
newly found purpose.
we started this journey with our minds and eyes open: accepting that the road
ahead will be uncertain at times, but believing that it will lead us towards a
brighter future not just for us now but for our children – and their children
I Margaret Inusa, take
a stand right now with all our associates, allies and everyone in our network.
We take a bold stand with the People’s Democratic Party. We embrace the PDP
want an emancipation of Plateau State from obscurity, to a stronger, better,
safe and prosperous State. A home to the masterminds and innovators who will
shape the world ahead.
want the ambition, the dreams and potential of Plateau to be seen, felt and
known. A great, global trading state that is respected around the world as
strong, confident and united. That was the dream that informed the Plan for
Plateau. One that ensures we come first as a state and as a people.
as a people are not only bound by resources, opportunity and potential, we are
bound by blood, tears, pain and struggle.
are diverse in our pursuits but bound by one common goal -To prosper and
was a show of warm reception where the chairman and the party’s
executives of Plateau State, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Dmishi Sango
encouraged and welcomed the new decampees which includes ward heads, Councilors
and youth leaders who are courageous to join the People’s Democratic Party
She also reiterated that “they resented me
that I was a woman. They taunted me that I was from the minority tribe and that
I didn’t have the capacity or resources needed to make a difference. Over time
every one of these enemies were disappointed as I emerged the Flag Bearer of
the Action Democratic Party Plateau State and our network of men and women grew
On her transit to the
People’s Democratic Party “I am obliged with the vote of confidence from the
party’s executives and the rest of the decampee with me a network who are over
100,000 supporters, allies and all who believe that we can and we will make a
difference in our time in Plateau State, prompt us daily to seek out solutions
to the menace we face in our society today”Pastor Margaret Inusa said.
She rounded off by clearing the air that she was not at any
moment paid to drop her position as the gubernatorial candidate of the ADP but
rather stepped down due to pressure and threat of withdrawing funds and support
from the party executives. She was pained that after stating her conditions for
stepping down, she was slighted for being a woman and no condition was met.
The party Chairman, Dmishi Sango presented the membership
card for her and her supporters as they tore that of the ADC, she also received
the flag of the PDP to welcome her into the party.