Justice Dabo was born on the 27th November 1959 in Ikara Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He joined the services of Kaduna State Judiciary as Assistant Registrar in 1982. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990. He was at different times, lecturer with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and Council of Legal Education, Nigerian Law School, Kano Campus. He was appointed Judge of the High Court in 2013. He has attended many Seminars, workshops and Conferences. He is married with children.