Biography Of Binta Masi Garba

Biography Intro: Binta Masi Garba is a Nigerian politician, businesswoman, administrator and philanthropist, serving as the Senator of Adamawa North Senatorial District of Adamawa State since 2015. She served as Chairperson, Adamawa State chapter of All Progressives Congress and she is the first female State Chairperson of a registered major political party in Nigeria.

NAME: Binta Masi Garba

DATE OF BIRTH: 17 April 1967

PLACE OF BIRTH: Kaduna Army Barracks

FATHER: Mr Garba Tumba


OCCUPATION: Businesswoman, administrator & philanthropist

EDUCATION: Between 1975 and 1981, she attended Army Children School, New Cantonment D, Hayin Banki, Kaduna. From there she proceeded for her Secondary School Education and obtained her (GCE/WAEC ‘O’ Level) in Government Day School, Kurmin Mashi, Kaduna South, Kaduna, between 1981 and 1987. She attended Kaduna Polytechnic and obtained Ordinary National Diploma (OND Marketing, 1990) and Higher National Diploma (HND Marketing,1997). In 2004, she went to Harvard Kennedy School of Government – Harvard University (Public Financial Management). She holds two Diplomas in Theology from the Bible School of Church Growth and Practical Ministry, and Matthew Owujaye’s Ministry, Kaduna. She is a recipient of an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Theology from Smith Christian University, Miami, Florida.


  • Jaycees International Young Person Role Model Award 2002
  • PRS – The Women of Merit Gold Award;
  • Prime International – Women in Leadership Merit Award May 2002
  • Association of Market Women and Men, Abuja Role Model Award Sept 2002
  • Dame Publication – Nigerian Women Award (Role Model) – 2002
  • National Women Mobilization Committee Award – our Jewel (NAWOMCO)
  • Leadership Distinction Award (Most Distinguished Representatives)
  • Valuable Contribution to Development of Parliamentary Democracy in Nigeria Award.
  • NCWS; Meritorious Award – 2016
  • Northern Youth Advocacy for Peace & Development
  • WAELE/ARCELFA Pride of African Woman Award – 2016
  • National Lyrics & Singers Union Merit Award
  • Christian Association of Nigeria Youth Wing – 2016
  • Leadership Legislative Award (LLA) Senator of the year Adamawa State – 2016
  • Modibbo Adama University of Technology – Yola Award of Excellence – 2016
  • Northeast Star Magazine Media Merit Award Best Female Politician of the Year – 2017
  • Sheroes Foundation Outstanding leadership Award – 2017
  • Association of Female Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria. Award of Recognition for selfless Service to Humanity – 2017


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