Dr Solomon Achi Uganeya was born on the 6th March, 1959 to the family of late John Uganneya Ufom in Umuomei, Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State. He started his primary education at Umuomei Community Secondary School and proceeded to Wilcox Memorial Secondary School Aba, where attended his Secondary School.

He thereafter obtained a Diploma in Library Science from the university of Ibadan from 1985-1987. He obtained a Degree in Library and Information Science from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria from 1995-2000 and a Doctorate degree in Library and Information Science specialised in Agricultural Librarianship from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, 2008-2011

He joined the services of University of Agriculture Makurdi as a Library Assistant in 1982, when it was Federal University of Technology, Makurdi. He has risen through the ranks to the position of Deputy University Librarian and the head; Readers Service Division. He is a member, Nigeria Library Association (NLA) and member National Association of Library and Information Science Educators (NALISE). He happily married to Mrs Felicia Nenna Uganneya and the marriage is blessed with children.

Dr Uganneya has succeeded Dr A.D Ugah following the expiration of his tenure.