Dr. Bala Ibrahim Sambo was born in Kano State, Nigeria. He holds B.Ed; M.Ed; PGDM; MBA and PhD (Managerial Psychology) . He is a professional teacher, who has taught in Primary School (a classroom teacher and administrator; Secondary School teacher (a classroom teacher and administrator) : and Tertiary Institutions Lecturer (Federal College of Education (Technical) Bichi, Kano State; Bayero University, Kano; and the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria - Lecturer; HOD and Dean) . Dr. Sambo has been teaching courses in Administration, Management, Research Methods; Statistics; Quantitative Techniques; Peachtree; SPSS; SAP; IC3; Psychology; Project Management; Quality Matters; AVIRA and so on. He is also an expert in PowerPoint, Flash, Dreamweaver, e-Learning, e-Government and Performance Contract.
Dr. Sambo was a member of the 20: 2020 Vision; a member of Capacity Building component of the MDGs programme in the OHCSF; a member and Head of Curriculum Design and Development of the e-Learning Project of OHCSF. He has published over 27 journal articles; 7 textbooks some of which include, Data Analysis Using SPSS for Administrators and Managers (2005) : Management and Behaviour in Organisations and Myths and Realities about Economic Recession (1998) . Dr. Sambo had served Nigeria meritoriously at international level in Ethiopia, Liberia and several other countries in Africa. I had been an Item Writer; Moderator; and Chief Examiner for NTI and JAMB (1982 – 2005) .
Dr. Sambo is married with children and grandchildren. He speaks Hausa (Mother Tongue) , English (Official Language) , Arabic (Third Language) and a fair Amharic. His hobbies include writing volleyball, chess, scrabble, poetry and watching film.