Hajiya Halima F. Mohammed was born in Kano city and started her early education at Masallachi Primary school in the ancient city of Kano and was later admitted into Shekara Girls Boarding Primary School in the year 1972, thereafter went to Government Girls College Data for her secondary education in the year 1975 – 1980. She later got admission into Bayero University Kano and graduated with a BSc Political Science in the year 1986 – 87 in Kano.
She started her career in the service with the Kano State Government and later moved to Hadejia Jamaare River Basin Development Authority, Kano. From there, she transferred her service to the Federal Government and was employed as Principal Admin officer at the federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja in the year 1999.
From there she was posted to office of the Head of service of the Federation in the year 2009 and then posted to Federal Ministry of Youth Development as Assistant Director in the year 2010. She was later posted to the Federal Ministry of Industry. Trade and Investment as a Deputy Director in the year 2014.
She is currently holding the position of a Deputy Director in the same Ministry. Hajiya Halima attended many workshops and conferences both at home and abroad. She is Married with Children and Grand children