Hails from Busu in Doko Local Government Area of Niger State
A house-hold name in the country and beyond. A Nigerian scholar, politician and former Minister of Information under the Interim Government of Chief Ernest Shonekan.
- Director of the Mass Mobilization for Social Justice and Economic Recovery (MAMSER) and later, Information Minister in the Government of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
- A former Senator
- Former Minister of Agriculture, Information and Culture, Cooperation and Integration in Africa and again former Information and National Orientation; above all; a Presidential aspirant.
- He popularized the mantra – If you want to serve, serve well etc.