She was born on the 29th December, 1956 and hails from Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State. She was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1982 and was appointed a Magistrate Grade II. She rose through the ranks and became Chief Registrar of the High Court she was appointed Judge of the High Court in 1995. She enjoys reading, intellectual and social discussion. She has attended many seminars workshops and conferences. She is married with children.