Trained in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, he has multidisciplinary Bachelor Degree. A Bachelor of Agriculture with emphasis on Agric-Economics and Masters in Business Administration (Marketing).
His 20 years’ post-graduate experience, part of which has been at senior management position, span through the fields of research, communication and finance. More than half of the post-graduation years of experience have been spent on training and capacity building functions. He has served functional roles as Research/Teaching assistant, lecturer, course coordinator and facilitator in academic, banking and financial institutions as well as resource person in management, finance and development training and Journalism. He has done extensive research/readings in finance and several development policy issues. He has deep understanding and appreciation of critical issues that are on the Nigeria’s policy reform agenda and Governance.
He is Fluent with Information Technology (FIT) with key proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and some knowledge of statistical packages. He is also comfortable with internet research and a flair for data and information analysis and synthesis. He is also very familiar with Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation techniques, Participatory Rural Appraisal techniques as well as Rapid Assessment Procedure. He has published and presented more than 30 articles/papers related to Economics, Banking, Finance, Governance and Public Policy and development issues in national newspapers.
He has participated in Community Driven Development Project at various levels. He currently manages Consultancy and Management/research firms. He is married with children and lives in Abuja.