Hon. Hassan Kaigama was born at Belel on 3rd March, 1960. He attended Belel Primary School from 1971 to 1977. He proceeded to Government Teachers College Shuwa. He is a holder of Advance Diploma in Public Administration from the Federal University of Technology in 2001. He started his working career as a classroom teacher in 1980 and then Headmaster from 1985-1990.

He was the Executive Chairman of Maiha Local Government Area between 1996 and 1997. He was also a Member of Adamawa State House of Assembly between 2011 and 2015. He is the present Commissioner of Water Resources.