Usman Baba Yakubu was born on Monday 17th April, 1967 in Kachakama Village of Garin Gabas District Malam Madori Local Government Area, Jigawa State. After his primary education at TagWaro Primary School, he was offered admission at Government Secondary School Hadejia where he obtained his West African Examination Certificate.

USMAN BABA YAKUBU obtained his Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Kano State Polytechnic. He also proceeded to Bayero University Kano where he obtained his Post- Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance and Master Degree in Banking and Finance respectively.

He is also a professional member of ANAN, AMNIM and Fellowship Member Institute of Chartered Management Accountant (lCMA).

USMAN BABA YAKUBU served in various capacities in government and institution of learning. He was an Accountant Jigawa State Board of Internal Revenue 1991 - 2002, Asst. Chief Accountant and Chief Accountant FCT College of Education, Zuba - Abuja 2002 - 2007. Usman 8aba Yakubu was also appointed Ag. Deputy Bursar in September 2007.

He is married with children.