He was born on 1st January, 1956 in Keffi, Nasarawa State. A Member of the National Institute, Muazu Ishaq has a deep background in administration with a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). From the position of Clerk in the defunct Northern Benue Co-operative Credit and Marketing Union, Keffi in 1971, he rose to become Permanent Secretary in 2002. Muazu Ishaq was appointed a Commissioner (Civil Service Commission in Nasarawa State in 2011). He served in many ad hoc committees and administrative panels in Nasarawa State. He represents the North-Central Zone.