Born in Umuzike autonomous community in Orlu Imo State Nigeria. Primary education was at Okanaezike Primary school, Umuzike in Orlu local government area and later at Obikabia primary school in IsialaNgwa of present day Abia State. Attended two secondary schools: Eziachi Secondary School in Orlu LGA and later Marist Brothers Juniorate in Uturu, in Okigwe LGA.
University education was at the prestigious Odessa medical institute in present day Ukraine. Graduated with MBBS in 1995 with several distinctions, obtained membership of both the West African College of Physicians and the National postgraduate medical college in 2004. In 2008 obtained the Fellowship of the West African College of Physicians sub specializing in Neurology.