Mallam Gimba Ya’u Kumo was born on the 5th of November, 1959 in Gombe, Gombe State. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in 1983 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Management (MBA) from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi in 1999.
He is a member, Nigeria institute of Management (NIM), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCITN), Fellow of the African Business School (ABS),
Fellow of the Institute of Research & Leadership Technology (IRLT), Member of the Institute of Management Executive & Administration of Nigeria (MIMEA), Member of the Nigeria Institute of Certified Credit Administrators (AICCA).
He was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria on the 4th December, 2010. His tenure ended in August 2014.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s second daughter got married to Mallam Gimba Yau Kumo (former MD Federal Mortgage Bank) at her father’s home in Daura, Katsina state on Friday October 28th.
Another news reported that Fatima Buhari’s marriage to Gimba Yau Kumo, the former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank was later broke.
The well-kept secret was blown up Friday, by a statement from the Presidency that Kumo is no longer a son-in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Fatima, second daughter of Buhari’s first wife, Safinatu got married to Kumo at a well attended ceremony in Daura in October 2016.
President Buhari did not attend the event, as he was then away in the UK for medical attention.
Born 7 March, 1975, Fatima was 41 years old, when she tied the nuptial knot with Kumo in Daura.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others wanted over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.