Abe is a graduate of the prestigious University of Lagos, and is a member of the Petroleum Equipment Supplier of America (PESA), Lagos Polo Club and the USA Honour Society.

A consummate businessman and serial investor with deep experience in the private sector, Abe has served at various senior capacities in a wide range of industries such as Country Adviser, Africa Merchant Bank (Fortis Bank), Paris France; Executive Director, EURONET Nigeria Ltd; Chairman, SDEM Erectors Nigeria Ltd; Executive Director/Country Rep, VPEOPLE Energy Nig Ltd – the largest ship management company in the world.

He has proven his integrity and business acumen having served as the mandated representative of Banque Belgolaise/Fortis Bank, Brussels, Belgium, and Societe Generale Bank, Cedex, France.

He is happily married with children.