He had his primary education at N.K.S.T Primary School, Pika and obtained his First School leaving Certificate in 1969. He then proceeded to Government Teacher’s College, Vandeikya, graduated with Teachers’ Grade Two (Grade II) certificate in 1979.
Thereafter, Hon. Chabo was admitted to the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo to study Accounting. He successfully graduated with Ordinary National Diploma (OND) and enrolled again for his Higher National Diploma (HND) Accounting, which he obtained in 1988.
Not done with his academic pursuits, Rt. Hon. Chabo got admitted to Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye to study Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 1999. He went back again for Masters in Transport Studies (M.Sc) and graduated in 2004.
Hon. Chabo belongs to several professional bodies, some of which are, Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM); the Chartered Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (ACIM); and Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).
His working career cuts across the private and public sectors, begining with Gboko Local Government Council as class room teacher from 1979-1980. He also worked with the University of Jos, Makurdi Campus as Executive Officer (Accounts) and was promoted to Higher Executive Officer (Accounts) from 1982-1986. Hon. Chabo also worked with the National Directorate of Employment, Benue State office as its Accountant from 1982 to 1986 and then with Total Nigeria PLC., where he worked in various departments as manager.
Hon. Chabo contested the Gboko West State Constituency during the 2015 General Elections under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and came out victorious and was inaugurated on the 5th June, 2015.
Rt. Hon. Chabo is married and blessed with six (6) children.