By Ismail Auwal
The Former Nigerian Minister of State for Foreing Affairs, Nuruddeen Muhammad, has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate for Jigawa North Eastern zone.
Muhammad was elected unopposed in a special primary election held on Thursday in Hadejia, Hadejia Local Government, 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.
Muhammad served in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.