Engr. L. D. Hayab, FNSE graduated from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria in 1975 with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering and in 1982 obtained a Master of Science Degree in Management Science from Cranfield Institute of Technology Britain. He became a corporate member (MNSE) of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in 1980, a fellow (FNSE) in 1999 and was registered with the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) in 1981. On several occasions he served as a member of the Examination/Interview Panel for Corporate Membership of NSE Kaduna branch. He also served as Financial Secretary and Treasurer of NSE Kaduna branch. He represented the NSE in the panel for the Test/Interview for electrical Contractors Installation/Wiring License Category I to IV of the Federal Ministry of Mines, Power and Steel Kaduna Centre (1991 to 1995). In 1997 as treasurer of NSE Kaduna branch he was given an award for Transparency and Probity by the branch. Also in 2007 he was given Distinguished Special Award by NSE Kaduna branch.