He was born on 6th September, 1959. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus. He also holds the M.Sc. GIS from University of Ibadan. He became a professional Associate of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in 1990, Registered Estate Surveyor and Valuer in 1991 and Fellow in 2012. He started work with Lagos State Government as Land Officer II at the Lands Division of Lands, Housing and Development Matters Department, Government Office in 1987. He has since worked as Head of Estate Department at the Lagos State Waterfront and Tourism Development Corporation and Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development.