He worked for Standard Bank, now first bank of Nigeria. from 1973-1976. In 1984 he joined the audit and accountancy practice of Akintola Williams and co (Chartered Accountants). In 1985 he joined the Premier commercial Bank Plc in Maiduguri, Borno State as Assistant manager (finance). Cletus worked many management jobs in various organizations.
Chief Cletus is an active member of the Knights of St. Murumba (KSM). He enjoys reading Financial news and playing lawn tennis in his spare time.