Justice Ladan was born on the 15th of February, 1966, he hails from Kudan Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990 and was appointed State Counsel Ministry of Justice, Kaduna in 1991. He was an Assistant Director, Ministry of Justice, Kaduna before his appointment as a Judge of the High Court of Justice in 2001. He has attended many seminars workshop and conferences, his hobbies are Horse riding, Playing Table Tennis and Reading. He is married with children.