Bachelor of Medicine.BS, University Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1972. D. Tropical Medicine. Doctor of Tropical Medicine, London University, 1975.
Physician specialist, Connaught Hospital, Sierra Leone, 1975-1980; director department clinical studies, Ministry of Health, Sierra Leone, 1982-1984; consultant physician, Ministry of Health, Sierra Leone, 1984-1994; head department medicine, College Medicine, Sierra Leone, 1992-1994; vice principal, College Medicine, Sierra Leone, since 1994. Visiting professor University Texas, Houston, 1991-1992.
Fellow Royal College Physicians, West African College Physicians. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Sierra Leone Medical Association (president 1987-1990, chairman research & education committee since 1993), Nutrition Society (president 1979-1980), Rotary (director 1994).
Married Ida Elvira Gooding, December 6, 1975. Children: Durodami, Soyinka, Rotimi.