Bachelor, Durham University, Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1963. Diploma in education, Durham University, 1964. Master in Education, University Ibadan, Nigeria, 1979.
Teacher Sierra Leone Government, Freetown, 1963-1967. Senior research officer West African Examination Council, Lagos, Nigeria, 1969-1973, head national office, senior deputy registrar Freetown, 1974-1994, acting registrar Accra, since 1995. Scholarship advisory committee Minister Education, Freetown, since 1996.
Master Boy Scouts, Freetown, 1968. Chairman medical educational board Ahmadiyya Mission, Freetown, 1996-1998. Member Geography Association, African Association Education Assessment (president 1995).
Son of Muctarr Swarray and Adama Swarray (Baraka) D. M. Asanatu Swarray Deen. Children: Muctarr, Mohamed, Abubakarr, Alim.