He was born on the 6th April, 1955 and hails from Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990. He was a Classroom Teacher before he went into full time Private Legal Practice. He was appointed Judge of the High Court in 2001. He has attended many seminars, workshops and conferences. He enjoys charitable activities, general knowledge and current affairs. He is happily married with children.