Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo was born on the 4th of April, 1962. a graduate of the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he read accounting, he also holds a Masters of Science in Economics from the University of Lagos. Dr. Dankwambo obtained a PhD from Igbenedion University. Dr. Dankwambo’s professional career spans both the private and public sector starting with Cooper & Lybrands, the prestigious accounting firm in 1985. he worked with the central Bank of Nigeria from 1988-1999. He also served as the Accountant General of the Federation from the 20th of April 2005, a position which he held until he was elected governor of Gombe State.