Mohammed Aruwa was initially elected to the Senate in 1999 as a representative of Kaduna State for the All People’s Party (APP).
He served on many Senate committees and opposed the privatization of public enterprises.
Mohammed Aruwa was re-elected in 2003 as a member of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), the successor to the APP.
Mohammed Aruwa was involved in a dispute over committee appointments, claiming unfair play by the Senate leadership.
His name was dropped from the ANPP party list for the 2007 election.
He was elected Senator for the Kaduna Central constituency of Kaduna State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the All People’s Party (APP) platform.
On May 29, 1999, Mohammed Aruwa took office.
Mohammed Aruwa passed awa in December 2018.