DIYA TAIWO OYEWALE, Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM), an astute administrator was born in Lagos on 29th July, 1968 to the illustrious Diya Family of Odogbolu, Ogun State.
He started his elementary education at Seventh Days Adventist Primary School, Abule-Oja, Yaba, while he proceeded to Eko Boy’s High School, Mushin, Lagos for his post primary education where he obtained his West Africa School Certificate Examination in 1983 and Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos for his A’ Levels respectively.
In his quest for further knowledge, Mr. Diya progressed to University of Ibadan, Oyo State for his first degree in History and Political Science (B.A. Hons) and graduated with Second Class Honours in 1992.
HisPublic Service sojourned started in 1993 with the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND), an agency under the Federal Ministry of Finance. He started his career with Lagos State Government at Lagos State House of Assembly in 2000 as a Senior Administrative Officer. He was at various times deployed to Ministry of Rural Development (2005), Political and Legislative Powers Bureau (2007), Public Service Office, Office of the Head of Service (2012), Head, Lagos Liaison Office, (Chief of Staff), 2014, and currently the Director, Admin & HR, Ministry of Education.
Mr. Diya has attended several professional courses, seminars and workshops in the course of his job which includes the Human Capital Bootcamp, Bridge Executive Development Training, Building Values and Sound Human Relations Skills in Lagos State Public Service.
He is happily married with children and enjoys reading and mentoring.