Dimabo Oruama was born in Kula, Rivers State, Nigeria on the 25th of April, 1954. He was educated at Nyemoni Grammer School, Abonnema and Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
Port Harcourt. Although he was imbed with Science and Mathematics, his passion for indiscriminate approach to academics evoked an innate creative ingenuity to work on The Return of the Golden Sword between 1980 and 1983 while studying Quantity Surveying in the University.
He served in the Rivers State Civil Service Commission as a career civil servant. He was appointed Commissioner, representing Rivers State on the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2005-2009. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor.