He attended Government Secondary School, Naka from 1993 to 1999, but obtained his Senior School Certificate at Opa Community Comprehensive Secondary School Opa-Adoka in 2000. He later graduated with a second class Honours in Mathematics from the Benue State University in 2008.
In 2010, he was employed as a class Teacher by the Katsina State Ministry of Education and posted to Government Day Secondary School, Dutse, where he stayed till 2014 when he resigned voluntary to participate in partisan politics back here in Benue.
Hon. Cheme is blessed with good administrative skills; he is an excellent speaker fluent in both Tiv and English Languages. He loves reading, listening to music and politicking.