Prof. Elijah N. Sokomba was born in Kuchi, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State on 23rd November, 1948. He graduated from the famous Ahmadu Bello University in 1973 with a Degree in Pharmacy. He holds a PhD. in Pharmacology, which he obtained in 1980. He was a Teacher and Research fellow from 1974 – 1987 at ABU Zaria, and University of Jos from 1987 – 2009. He was the Chairman, Governing Council, Pharmacist Council of Nigeria and up to this appointment was Professor of Pharmacology, Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa Sate. He has many academic publications in Local, Foreign and Professional Journals. He is married with children.