Born in the ancient city of Kano, in 1984, Muhammad Mubarak Bala attended a Saudi-sponsored primary school called Aliyu Bin Abi Talib, from 1989-1995. He proceeded to Islama Community Secondary School and later to Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo Secondary School where Islamic/Quran studies and Science are given priority. Mubarak graduated with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 2011 and holds a Masters degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from ABU Zaria.  Mubarak is an atheist, living in freedom in northern Nigeria.