Mallam Ahmad Imam Sa’ad was born in 1963 in Mubi Local Government Area of Adamawa State of Nigeria. He first of all attended Quranic School before enrolling into the primary school at the tender age of seven (7) that was precisely in 1970. He thereafter proceeded to secondary school education from 1981 – 1985 where he obtained his grade two teachers’ certificate in 1985. Same year he gained admission into the University of Maiduguri to read Diploma in Arabic and Islamic studies from 1985 – 1987 upon successful completion of his Diploma, he taught for a short-while at Federal College of Education, Yola for two years before moving to Adamawa State College of legal studies, Yola where he eventually got admission to undergo programme in Arabic from 1989 – 1994. Upon completion of his degree, he went back to his teaching appointment with the College of Legal Studies. He successfully completed his Masters in 2010 and thereafter became the Head of Arabic Department.
In 2008, he was called upon on secondment as the special assistant (SA) – technical to the Chairman/CEO of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) the position he held until 2012 when he eventually transferred his service to NAHCON. He has worked at Yola Zonal office before being redeployed to the Headquarters in 2018.