PDP has its constitution with clear provisions as to how to treat returnees. First, they lose seniority in the party, then, they are ineligible to contest for any of the party offices, or contest under its platform any public office for a period of at l
essence. Nothing worse can happen to a party. Besides, giving waivers has not proven to help the cause of the party. The Atiku example is a good lesson. But we also hope that the returnees are not coming with definite intentions to contest elective offices before the expiration of the stipulated two years. There is no hurry in this. The Adamawa PDP they returned to is the PDP of constitutionalism, rule of law and political maturity. Nobody will bend the rules simply to accommodate the ambitions and egos of somebody, and it is expected that responsible members will respect this and comply.
When politicians move from one party to another at the slightest threat to their interests, it attests that their motives are driven by selfinterestrather than selfless service. Whatever our