Ms. Dawodu Funmilayo was born on the 9th November, 1971. She attended Aje Methodist Primary School Sabo, Yaba in Lagos State between 1977 and 1983. She also attended Wesley Girls Secondary School Loco Yaba, also in Lagos between 1983 and 1988 for her Secondary School education.
In 1990, Ms. Dawodu proceeded to Lagos State University Ojo, Lagos where she graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science Honours degree in Microbiology in 1995.
She began her Civil Service career with the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) under the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment in the year 2000.
Ms. Dawodu has served in different agencies and department under the Ministry of the Environment and even in the Ministry before her deployment to the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) from 2012 till date.
She is presently the Head of Tree Planting and Maintenance Department.