He completed his B.A.(Hons)
and M.A. English from Sindh University in 1978. He
then obtained an LL.B. degree also from Sindh
University in 1981.
Wahid Bux Sahib's
entire career has been at Cadet College Petaro. He
joined as a lecturer in 1978. After serving the
college for 32 years, he took premature retirement
in 2010 after having suffered two heart attacks.
Shaikh Sahib was
promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor in
1989, and as full Professor in 2003. He was
appointed Head of Department of English the same
In addition to
his academic activities, Shaikh Sahib served the
college in various other capacities as well. He
was Officer In Charge of various administrative
departments between 1980 and 2009. He was also
overall in charge of literary activities. He is
the founder of the Fair Price Shop at Petaro, and
was given the Best Teacher Award in 2005-2006. He
also attended the Interactive Teacher Training
Workshop at Islamabad organized by the Petarian
took over as the Head of Dept of English at
While he was
still at Petaro, Wahid Bux Sb established the
Hayat Educational Welfare Society, which
established a girls
school and college at Hyderabad called the Hayat
Girls' College. Many of the old teachers from
Petaro joined this institution as teachers after
their retirement. Among those that joined Hayat
Girls' College are Prof.
M.P. Durrani, Prof. Ramzan Qureshi and Prof.
Shaikh Sb is the President of the Hayat
Educational Welfare Society.