Musa is a Nigerian and married with children. He is a graduate of Economics (BSc & MSc) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria and Ph.D in career management strategic decision-making in oil and gas industry at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He has over two decades experience in human resource management (HRM) practice having worked with Shell in Nigeria, the Netherlands and some other countries where Shell had presence.
He was the Registrar / CEO of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN), the regulator of HRM practice in Nigeria. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Petroleum Technology Development Journal (PTDJ) and Chairman, Continuing Education Committee, Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMCON), Abuja chapter. He is a life member of Nigerian Economic Society (NES) and member of Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD), International Coaching Federation (ICF), Society of HR Management (SHRM) and American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).