Engr. Alkali Abba Tijjani was born on 7th july 1977 in Bama, Borno state. Attended unity school Karaye, Kano between 1990 and 1996 after which he proceeded to Ramat polytechnic, Maiduguri for National Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering after which he was admitted to undergo a course leading to the award of B.Engr. (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering . He attended a post graduate skill development programme in power generation, transmission and distribution at NAPTIN and Centre for Management Development (CMD). Started his working career with the Nigerian Naval Engineering College as a Technical Instructor and later joined the service of the Borno Stated Ministry of Works and Transport.
Engr. Alkali Abba Tijjani served in various capacities in the Nigerian Society of Engineers as well as the Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers both at chapter and the national levels. He is currently the National Vice Chairman Telecom & Computer Engineering.