Engr. Prof. M.S. Haruna holds a Ph.D. and Masters of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Bayero University Kano. He was trained earlier at Plateau and Kaduna Polytechnics for National Diploma (ND) and Higher National Diploma (HND) respectively in the same field. He obtained a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Education and a PGD (Electrical Engineering) from the Federal University of Technology, Akure. He obtained a Masters of Philosophy degree from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) Nairobi-Kenya.
Born on 20th November 1963, Prof. Haruna hails from Keffi in Nassarawa State. He had his primary education at Abdu Zanga Primary School, Keffi-1974 -1979, Vocational and Relevant Technology Jos-1980, and Extra-Mural School, University of Jos-1982/1983 for West Africa School Certificate. He worked previously as a Technician, Supervisor, Engineer, Maintenance and Services Manager and Technical Manager with many firms including NASCO Group of Companies, Ikara Food Processing Company, Mainsys Technical, Controlled plastics Limited Kano and New Nigerian Printing and Packaging Plc. He also received specialist training on heavy-duty engines from Masons Power Generation U.K. and has overhauled several heavy-duty equipment. He was also Managing Director of Central Support Engineering Limited from 1995 to 2009. He was one time Head of the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic and a visiting Lecturer to Bayero University, Kano (BUK).
Prof. Haruna is a member and fellow of many professional bodies and associations. He is a Chartered Engineer with United Kingdom Engineering Council (U.K.), COREN registered in Nigeria; a Fellow of the UK based Institution of Electrical Engineers (FIEE) now the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering (FNAEng), a Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (FNSE), he is also Fellow Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (FNATE) and has many publications. He was a member of the governing council, Nasarawa State Vocational, and Relevant Technology Skill Acquisition Board.