A former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Nuruddeen Muhammad, has emerged as the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Jigawa North East zone.
Muhammad served in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan
The former Supervising Minister at the Federal Ministry of Information was returned unopposed at a special primary election held on Thursday in Hadeja, Hadeja Local Government of Jigawa State.
In his acceptance speech, the candidate thanked all the party delegates for the honour and urged the electorates to vote with the problems facing the constituency in mind.
He enumerated the problems as perennial floods, desertification, dredging of river Hadeja, and high prevalence of kidney diseases among others
Muhammad was a deputy gubernatorial candidate for the PDP in the 2015 general elections