Dr. Yakubu Mohammed Baba was born 46years ago in Azare, Katagum Local Government in Bauchi State, into a Muslim family.
Dr. Yakubu holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D) in Environmental Health Science specializing in Water Sanitation and Hygiene, from the College of Medicine and Health Science, Abia State University Uturu, Nigeria 2018; Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Environmental Health Science, Ladoke Akintola University ; Master Degree in Public Health (MPH) of the Imo State University, Owerri ; B. Sc. Environmental Health, American University Benin; HND in Environmental Health by West African Examination Board( WAHEB) and Postgraduate Diploma in Epidemiology and Disease Control, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Bauchi State
Dr. Baba Yakubu started his carrier with Primary Health Care Department in Katagum Local Government as trainee Health officer in 1995. On graduation he was upgraded to the rank of Environmental Health Officer in charge of Madara district from 1998 to 2000) in 2001. Dr Yakubu joined the Federal Service and work with Federal Ministry of Health as Environmental Health Officer in charge of Federal Staff hospital Abuja. He later Joined the services of National Assembly Medical Department, before Joining Environmental Health Officers Registration Council as Principal Environmental Health in the year 2008.
He is a foundation staff of Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON), Abuja. Dr. Yakubu is the pioneer Head, Education and Training at EHORECON from 2008 and grew till he became the Director in 2019. Dr. Yakubu is a fellow of the African Institute of Public Health Practitioners (FAIPHP), Fellow West African Postgraduate College of Environmental Health (FWAPCEH) and Member,Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH, London). He is a Council/Board members to:- West African Postgraduate College of Environmental Health (WAPCEH), Society for Environmental and Public Health, Nigeria( SEPHON), Environmental and Public Health Practitioners Association of Nigeria( EPHPAN) and Society of Environmental and Public Health Professionals in West Africa ( SEPHPWA).
Dr. Yakubu has attended the following professional training both within and outside the Country which includes: Renewable Energy training in China, Hazardous Waste Management California USA, Digital Switch over South Korea, Health planning CIEH London, Management and Leadership training in Harvard. He participated on the Environmental protection benchmarking in Singapore and Malaysia. Dr. Yakubu served as a member of Medical team during Hajj operation and also COJA games in 2003.
Dr. Yakubu Mohammed Baba has wealth of experience in Industrial Leadership and Management. He has fifteen Scientific Publications in local and international journals to his credit
He was the Director of Education and training Department before his appointment as Acting Registrar of Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria on May 6, 2020.
He is a visionary leader. Dr. Yakubu is married with children