NAME: Muhammadu Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idrissa
DATE OF BIRTH: 14 August 1956
PLACE OF BIRTH: Potiskum, Yobe State
EDUCATION: He attended kaduna capital school (1963–1969), barewa college, zaria (1970–1974) and land dowel tutors college in the united kingdom (1975–1977).
He went on to north staffordshire polytechnic (1977–1980) earning a bachelor’s degree in modern studies.
He then attended the city university london, gaining a master’s degree from the department of sociology in 1983.