Yakubu Mohammed is one of the GLOBACOM AMBASSADORS. Born on the 25th of march in 1973, in Bauchi .The prolific song writer lost his father Alhaji Abubakar Shehu El-Nafaty in the year 1983, he moved to Jos Plateau state to stay with his uncle who is now late. He continued his primary education in Jos. He then proceeded to government College Toro in Bauchi state for his secondary education. He gained admission into university of Jos to study diploma in mass communication and he successfully barged a diploma certificate in 1995. In 1997 he secured an admission for an advanced diploma in applied psychology at the university of Jos. In 1998, he gained admission into Bayero University in Kano to study mass communication and English language.
He who hails from Nafada local government in Gombe state is the 17th child in the family of twenty five, thirteen boys and twelve girls .
He is also a creative writer, producer and director, has directed 54 Hausa blockbusters movies .
He is a household name in the northern part of Nigeria.
He is also a model and in 2004 has done advertisement for Nescafe of nestle foods plc.
Yax as he is fondly called by friends is happily married to Halimatu Sadiya Booth. His mother Hajiya Salamatu Jaja according to him is his role model.
He is a professional who is passionate about the use of the power of communication and mobilizing to bridge the communication gap by creating awareness, raising funds, building images, establishing brand and increasing community development capacity and sustainability.
He is the producer of the film awakening funded by USAID and managed by family health international impact project. The feature films which are in three edition aimed at persuading Nigerians to avoid risky lifestyle. The film was seen by over 60 million people in and out of Nigeria.
In the music he as recorded over a thousand songs in his mother tongue which gave him a record of highest songs produce ever in history of hausa songs
Mista Yax is now on to the naija music partern with three singles which are enjoying air play across the nation so the story goes on and on......