Umaru Shehu became born in Maiduguri on eight December 1930. He attended essential college from 1935 to 1940, followed via middle faculty from 1941 to 1943 in Maiduguri.
Among 1944 and 1947, he studied at Kaduna college in Zaria, proceeded to college college Ibadan from 1948 to 1953, and frolicked on the university of Liverpool in separate durations, between 1953 and 1956, and once more from 1966 to 1967. Shehu acquired his scientific diploma from the university of London.
In 1957, after finishing his medical training, Shehu commenced working as a Pre-registration house health practitioner at the Southport Infirmary within the united kingdom. Later that same year, he lower back to the authorities of Northern Nigeria and served as a Pre-registration residence health practitioner.
He step by step climbed the ranks in the medical field, conserving numerous positions which include medical Officer from 1957 to 1963, Senior medical Officer from 1963 to 1965, most important scientific Officer from 1965 to 1966, Assistant chief clinical Officer from 1966 to 1967, and leader clinical Officer inside the Preventive services department from 1967 to 1968.
Educational and expert Achievements:
Professor Emeritus Umaru Shehu held widespread positions in several universities, consisting of the university of Nigeria, Nsukka, Ahmadu Bello university, and the college of Maiduguri. He was additionally the chairman of the Board of administrators of the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN).