He proceeded to the Federal Government College, Kaduna and graduated with the West African School Certificate, WASC, in 1978.
Hon. Oduh later attended the Kaduna Polytechnic where he graduated with the Higher National Diploma, HND, in Land and Survey in 1990. He later attended the Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo, and obtained another Higher National Diploma, Accounting in 2000. At the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, he got the Post Graduate Diploma in Management, in 2009 while in 2011, he obtained Masters in Environmental Management from the Benue State University.
Hon. Oduh worked with Okpokwu local government council between 1990 and 1999 rising to become Principal Technical Officer. He was promoted to Higher Instructor in 1999 and worked in that capacity before resigning in 2002 to join partisan politics.
His foray into politics resulted in his being elected into the Benue State House of Assembly between 2003 and 2011.