Hon. Omadachi Oklobia, Born on October 8, 1965 in Kano City of Nigeria, Oklobia hails from Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State.

After his primary school education, he attended Government College, Katsina-Ala from 1977 – 1982; Federal College of Arts and Science, Suleja, 1984 – 1985; University of Jos, 1985 – 1989 and from 1990 – 1991 was at the University of Abuja.

He holds the General Certificate of Education, Bachelor of Science, Political Science, Master of Science Political Economy and Development Studies, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Development Studies.

His work experience spans both the academic and public service. He was a Graduate Assistant, Department of Political Science, University of Jos, from 1991 – 1992; Personal Assistant to the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, National Council on Intergovernmental Relations, from September 1992 to July 1993; Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Federalism, Fribourg, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, from July 1993 to September 1994; Research Assistant/Computer Analyst, State Creation, Local Government and Boundary Adjustment Committee, May to July 1996 and Administrative Officer, Department of Planning, Research and Statistics, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, The Presidency, from July 1996 to November 1997.

Oklobia also worked as Administrative Officer, Department of Expenditure, Budget Officer, Federal Ministry of Finance, from December 1997 to May 2001 and Technical Assistant to the Permanent Secretary, Budget, Budget Office, Federal Ministry of finance, from May 2001 to August 2003. He served as Technical Assistant to the Director-General/Adviser to the President on Budget, Budget Office Federal Ministry of Finance from August 2003 to May 2007 when he was appointed Hon. Commissioner for Finance by the Executive Governor, Rt. Hon. Gabriel Torwua Suswam.

Hon. Oklobia enjoys reading, writing and travelling and has considerable expertise in information technology. Oklobia is married and blessed with children.