Sarah Afolabi is a graduate of University of Maiduguri where she studied English (Literature). She worked with Christ Ambassadors College 2012–2013, where she served in the Monitoring and Evaluation Department. She then moved to Abuja and worked with Frankville Hotel Abuja as a Hospitality manager and also served as the secretary from 2013-2014. She then moved to Kaduna and worked with B-Cube Academy as a GIS staff from 2014–2015. She picked up an appointment in Kebbi with Cellulant Nigeria, an Agricultural firm, and served as the Deputy State Head until 2020.