Born in Lagos Island on 19th November, 1962, he attended Holy Trinity Primary School, Ebute Ero, Lagos (1968-1974) and Saka Tinubu Memorial High School Agege (1975-1980) for both First School Leaving Certificate and West African School Certificates respectively.
He proceeded to Lagos State College of Science and Technology and Lagos State Polytechnic for both Ordinary and Higher National Diploma in Insurance and completed in the year 1987.
He did mandatory National Youth Service in the year 1987/88. Immediately after, he joined LASACO ASSURANCE PLC (THE LAGOS STATE ASSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED) on January 9, 1989 as a Management Trainee and later served in various areas of core insurance marketing.
An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute in 2003 (ACII) and added an additional Qualification with Masters in Business Administration in 2009 from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, he served as Branch Manager of all the Branches in Lagos State- Ikeja, Ojo and Lagos City. He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM) since 1991. He has attended various courses both locally and internationally such as International Union of Marine Insurance (I.U.M.I- 2009), Management for Optimal Performance and Change Management (2008),Branch Management and Productivity (1993), Engineering Insurance Survey (1993) and Insurance Marketing (December, 1991)
He presently heads the Insurance Department of the Office of Finance. YOB, as he is fondly called is happily married and vastly travelled.