Toyin Onanuga served as the former secretary at the Teaching Service Commission of Lagos State, Nigeria. Recently concluding a remarkable 20-year tenure as a Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Civil Service, Toyin Machado-Onanuga is a notable figure.
Her contributions extend to being a culturally sensitive and comprehensive therapist, providing therapy services within school settings, particularly for children and adolescents.
Celebrating her 60th birthday alongside her retirement, Toyin Onanuga, a native of Lagos, Nigeria, is described as a devoted individual who values both God and humanity, as well as everything good, just, and fair.
Wikipedia Profile and Background
|Date of Birth:
|28 March 1962
|61 years old @ 2023
|State of Origin:
|Lagos State, Nigeria
|Place of Birth:
|Bayo Onanuga (m. 1989)
|Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife (BA, in English)
|Alhaji Layiwola Abdulfatai Machado (father)
Mistura Machado Abudu (mother)
Toyin Onanuga Biography
She was born in the Lawanson neighborhood of Surulere, Lagos. her parents; Alhaji Layiwola Abdulfatai Machado, her father was from the Brazilian Quarters of Lagos Island, and Hajiya Mistura Machado Abudu, her mother was from Isoyin, Ogun State. Both of them died before she was born.
she went to the Methodist Primary School on Subuola Street for her primary education. After that, she went to the New Era Girls Secondary School in Surulere.
She got her BA in English Studies from the University of Ife, which is now called Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. This was in 1985.
Husband and Children
She met Mr. Bayo Onanuga, who is the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of TheNEWS, Tempo, AM NEWS, and Tempo, while she was working at Newswatch magazine.
In 1989, they got married. She also worked for Independent Communications Network Limited as a consultant for ads. In 2002, she started working for the government of Lagos.
How old Is Toyin Onanuga
Toyin was born on March 28, 1962. In Lagos state, she previously celebrated her 61th birthday on 28 of March, 2023.
Where Is Toyin Onanuga From? State of Origin
The wife of Onanuga was born in the Lawanson neighborhood of Surulere, Lagos State. Surulere is a residential and business area in Lagos State that is on the mainland of the city of Lagos.
Parents: Father and Mother
The family home of her father is in Odunlami Street, right across from what was once called Forester’s Hall. She is the last of her mother’s five kids, but she also have half brothers and sisters from her dad.
She grew up in Surulere and got married there in 1989. According to her older brothers and sisters, she was spoiled because she was the youngest. But in the end, our parents helped us get an education. So nothing stopped us from getting an education.
Two of her older sisters are doctors, and the other was a great newscaster at NTA Channel 7 (she’s late now). She got a Bachelor of Arts in English Studies from UNIFE. Newswatch Communications Ltd. gave her a chance to work (Publishers of Newswatch and Quality Magazines).
When she met my husband, she was working at Newswatch. Later, she worked as an ad consultant for Independent Communications Network Limited (ICNL), and then in 2002, she joined the public service in Lagos State.
As public servants, it is our job to put government plans, projects, and programs into action. Not only that, but we also help make policies, talk to the public, and make sure that stakeholders are involved.
Her time in the service has given her the chance to talk to and learn from officers with a lot of brains and both technical and administrative know-how.
Her net worth is under estimate.
Few months ago, March 28, 2022, Mrs. Toyin Onanuga has two reasons to be happy. One, she will officially leave her job as a Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Civil Service (Teaching Service Commission), where she worked for many years.
Two, she is 60 years old, which is a big deal that calls for thanks to God and champagne. This is happening in a place where life expectancy is unstable and the social development index is on life support.