He was born 2nd may 1956 in Ika Odetoh Ankpa local Government Area Kogi state Nigeria, he attended LGA primary school Ika 1973 Enjema community secondary school Ofugo 1973-1978 and Ochaja training Centre in 1982 where he obtained FSLC, West African school certificate and certificate course (General Agriculture) respectively.

He began his work carrier at LGEA primary school, Olokwu as an auxiliary Teacher from 1978 to 1980, proceeded to Ayingba Agricultural Development Project (AADP) as a senior field overseer officer from 1981 to 1985.

In quest for greener pasture he move to Biu Borno state where he worked with Nigerian dynamic engineering construction from 1988 to 1990 and then NEPA/PHCN Shiroro as personnel and human resources officer from 1992 to 2014.

He was an elder in the Ecwa Church Zumba in Niger State. He spoke English, Igala, Hausa and Idoma.

He is survived by 8 children and 9 grand children.