Hon. Garba Ya’u Gwarmai was born on 3rd March, 1970 in Gwarmai, Kunchi Local Government. He was enrolled into Dambatta Central Primary School in 1976. In 1982, he graduated with a Primary Leaving Certificate.
Between 1984 and 1987 he attended Continuing Education Centre, Kano and later Bayero University, Kano (2012 – 2014) for a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA).
A grass root politician with the interest of his people at heart, Honourable Gwarmai started his political career as a Ward Chairman of his party, Assistant Secretary and later became a delegate (10 Delegates) of his Local Government before becoming a State Delegate (2 Delegates) respectively.
Hon. Gwarmai was elected State Legislator two times 2011 – 2015 and 2015 – 2019 respectively. He likes to read and research. He also loves travelling and watching sports.