BORN on the 12th of September 1952 at Bida, Niger State, Northcentral Nigeria.
*East Junior AND Sabongida Primary Schools, Bida
*Government College, Sokoto AND
Commercial College, Kano 1967-1971.
Nigerian Defence Academy Regular Course 14
Enlisted June 1973
*Nigerian Defence Academic Certificate of Education(NDACE)1975
*Young Officer’s Course (Armour)
*Armour Officers Course USA,
*Regimental Signal Officers Course (RSO), India; May-Aug 1979.
*Surveillance Platoon Command Course, Junior Division Staff Course. Jan-June 1980.
*Adjutant General Course, USA Sept 1982-Feb 1983
*Tank Technology Course, Sept 1985-Sept 1986
*Command and Staff Course, Indonesia; Sept 1988 – Mar 1990
*Commanding Officers Course AFCSC,Jaji;Jan-Apr 1993
*National Defense Course, Egypt.
July 2002-July 2003
*GSO III Training,HQ 21 Armoured Brigade 1976-1977.
*Aide de Camp (ADC) to the General Officer Commanding 4 Infantry Division, Nigerian Army 1978-1980.
*Officer Commanding Support Company 1979
*Senior Instructor (Armoured Corps Centre ans School) 1983-1985
*Staff Officer II(Manpower DOA)1987-8
*GSO(SD/PLANS)HQ 3 Armoured Division
*Commanding Officer 231 Tank Battalion
Aug 1992-July 1993
*Commanding Officer 212 Tank Battalion
*Commanding Officer (NIBATT 27 ECOMOG)
Aug 1996-July 1998
*Deputy Commandant, Depot NA, Zaria
Aug 1998-Aug 1999
*Commander, Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF), Lake Chad Frontier
*Director, Peace Keeping Operations at Army Headquarters (AHQ), Abuja, July-Sept 2003
*Enthroned as the 13th Fulani-born Etsu Nupe, 11 Sept 2003.
*Forces Service Star (FSS)
*Meritorious Service Star (MSS)
*ECOMOG Medal (EM).
*National Defense College (ndc) Egypt
*Passed Staff College (PSC)
*Awarded the national honour of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) 16 Dec. 2004.
Retired on the rank of Brigadier General after 30 years of meritorious service in 2003.