Alh. M. Babajiya is a holder of National Certificate in Education NCE(1985), B.Ed in Social Sciences (1992), PGDPPA – 1997 and Master degree in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA) – 2008. He was also conferred with Honorary Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) by Janus University of California, USA in 2015. A fellow of the Institute of Industrialists and Corporate Affairs of Nigeria (IICA). An Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN) and also a member of Association of Nigerian University Professional Administrators (ANUPA).

He worked as a teacher with the Niger State Ministry of education between 1986 and 1998 and later joined the services of the Federal University of Technology, Minna as an administrative officer on 1st February, 1999 and rose to the rank of a Deputy Registrar in 2012. Served in various units/Divisions of the Registry and in schools within the University, such as Academic Office Division, Exams and Records unit, School of Environmental Technology, School of Infrastructure, Process Engineering and Technology, FUTMIN Ventures limited, Academic Secretary and currently, Secretary, Postgraduate School.