- He hails from Kutigi, Lavun in Niger State
- He was born January 15, 1959
- was enlisted into the Nigerian Police Force in 1984
- He holds a Bachelors degree in Agriculture and another degree in Law from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and University of Maiduguri respectively.
- He worked in the mobile force for 17 years
- He Commissioner of Police in Nasarawa and Kano State and later Commissioner of Police in Charge of the Police Mobile Force
- He was in United Nation peacekeeping mission in Liberia and East Timor
He was AIG in charge of operations