A veteran unionist, Comrade Shimaor who was born on January 3, 1954, is an indigene of Kwande local government area. He passed out with the First School Leaving Certificate, FSLC, at the NKST Primary School, Jato-Aka in 1972, later obtaining the General Certificate of Education, GCE, as a private candidate, in 2005. Between 1980 and 1982, Comrade Shimaor studied for and obtained a certificate in Library Science at the Kaduna Polytechnic. By 2001, he had acquired a diploma in Public Administration from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. He later obtained an Advanced Diploma in the same discipline in 2005 at the Taraba State Polytechnic. Comrade Shimaor worked in several government establishments especially as a unionist across the nation until he rose to be Assistant General Secretary at the time of his appointment.