In Nigeria, he is a founding member of the National Advocates for Health, a policy and advocacy think-tank engaging in high level advocacy on health care financing reforms. He sits on the Advisory Board of the Advocacy Accelerator, a Kenyan Based regional advocacy initiative. In his voluntary capacity he is a newspaper weekly health columnist with a Nigerian Newspaper ‘Daily Trust’ for over 16 years and the publisher of an online newspaper ‘Health Reporters – www.healthreporters.info’ that reports on Africa’s Health.
He holds an MBBS degree from University of Maiduguri, Nigeria and MSc in Public Health and Post Graduate Diploma from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in 2006/7 and a British Chevening Scholar. During his undergraduate studies he was the Vice President of Nigerian Medical Students Association in 1997/98.