Daniel was born in Ile-Ife, Osun State where he also got his basic education. He obtained a Bsc in Agriculture and Industrial Technology from Babcock University, Ilishan Remo. He also obtained a Msc in Geographic Information Systems from the University of South, Wales, UK. Till his death, he was a GIS specialist lecturing at the Abia State Polytechnic, Aba. A highly ambitious young man, he was preparing for a PhD in the UK when God called him home. Daniel was caring and kind hearted to many around him. A very cheerful person who always had a smile on. His sense of humor was second to none. He is survived by his parents and 4 siblings (2 sisters and 2 brothers).