All roads lead to Gombe on Saturday when Golden Eaglets’ Head
Coach, Manu Garba’s first son, Mubarak, gets married to his
beautiful fiancée Fatima Aminu Musa at a wedding Fatihah to be
held at Miyyeti Central Masjid Mosque.
Admirably called ‘Sheikh Mubarak’ for his deep knowledge of the
Holy Quran, Garba’s protégé is a diploma holder in Information
Technology from Federal University of Maiduguri and currently a
final year student of Islamic Interpretations at Egypt’s oldest
degree-granting university, Al-Zahra University.
Blessed with five children, Garba in 2013 gave out his first
daughter Faiza, a qualified nurse, in marriage to Mallam
Muhammed Kabiru Ibrahim at Usman Kafinta Mosque in
Herwagana district in Gombe.
Speaking with thenff.com about Saturday’s ceremony, Garba said
enthusiastic about the wedding for obvious reasons: “Glory to
Almighty Allah for keeping my family and I alive in order to
witness this occasion because Mubarak is our first and only son
and as parents, we are happy that he’s getting married on
The former captain of El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri continued:
“Mubarak is a blessed son and he has given us tremendous joy
since he was born and as a Muslim, we are happy that he’s a Hafiz
(someone that can memorize and recite the Holy Quran perfectly).
“He is God –fearing and I thank God that he endowed him with
intelligence and we are grateful that he’s always a reference
amongst his peers,” added Garba before departing Abuja for
Gombe for the ceremony.