Muhammad Garba was born on 25th November, 1964 at Yakasai Quarters in Kano Municipal Council of Kano state. He is a graduate of History/Political Science and Master’s Degree on Development Studies from Bayero University, Kano. He is a seasoned journalist with an experience that spans several decades. Muhammad Garba started his career as a Reporter at Triumph Publishing Company, but later serving as Sub-Editor, Chief Sub-Editor, Group News Editor, Deputy Editor as well as member of Editorial Board of many National Newspapers. Muhammad Garba began active union activity as Chairman of his Chapel-The Triumph, under the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ rising to position of the Union's National President. He has held various ad hoc responsibilities that included Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1993 and subsequently Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kano State in 1999.