Former Minister emerges PDP senatorial candidate in Jigawa


Former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in the administration of Dr Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Nuruddeen Muhammad has emerged the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Jigawa North East zone.

The former Supervising Minister at the Federal Ministry of Information was returned unopposed at a special primary election held on Thursday, the 9th of June, 2022 in Hadeja, Hadeja Local Government of Jigawa State

In his acceptance speech, the candidate thanked all the party delegates for the rare honour done him, and urged the electorate to vote with the problems facing the constituency in mind. He enumerated the problems as perennial floods, desertification, dredging of River Hadejia, and high prevalence of kidney diseases among others

Dr Muhammad was a deputy gubernatorial candidate for the PDP in the 2015 general elections