Mr. Shehu Maikai was born on the 17th of April, 1962. He hails from Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He has a PGD in Journalism, BA from ABU Zaria and LLB from the University of Abuja.
Mr. Maikai was employed into the Federal Public Service as a Principal Information Officer on 16th October, 1990.
When the Press and Public relations unit of the Ministry of Defence was upgraded on June 29, 2011, Mr. Shehu Maikaiwas deployed as the pioneer Director of the department.
He is happily married with four children.