Mr Mohammed is a Chartered Accountant, and holds first degree in Accounting and a Master degree in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He began his career with the Sokoto State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning.
Subsequently, he moved into the Banking industry, with stints at Bank of Credit and Commerce International (Nig.) Limited; Intercity Bank Plc; First Interstate Bank Plc and Unity Bank Plc.
He was at different times an Executive Director with Afribank Plc., and Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.
A member of the Institute of Directors Nigeria, he holds the traditional title of Ajiyan Gwandu (Treasurer, Gwandu Emirate).