Born on August 11, 1963 at Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom state. Started primary school at the peak of the Nigerian civil war. Attended federal government college Ikot Ekpene and university of Benin, Benin city in 1975-1980 and 1980-1986 respectively. Started residency in 1989 at the university of Calabar teaching hospital. Obtained membership of the west African college of physicians in 1992 and fellowship in 2001. Sub specializing in Paediatric cardiology. Started lecturing in the department of Paediatrics, university of Calabar and rose to the position of professor of Paediatrics in 2012. I am also a chief consultant to the university of Calabar teaching hospital. Has trained many fellows and also an examiner of the college. I was the Treasurer of the faculty of Paediatrics of the west African College of Physicians, Nigeria chapter from 2011 to 2016 and presently the Secretary since 2017