|Motunrayo Mariam was born 20th August, 1982 into the Illustrious family of Alhaji & Mrs Jamiu Taiwo Williams of Olowogbowo Family House Lagos Island, Lagos State. |
She had both her Elementary and Secondary Education in Idimu, Lagos.
She attended Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education in 2002 where she studied Social Studies and Primary Education and her first Degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Ado-Ekiti, Post Graduate Diploma(PGD) in Public Relations/Advertising from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Ikeja, Lagos and Masters Degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Lagos. In her quest to know more about leadership and business, she attended the Daystar Leadership Academy in 2016 and attended The Entrepreneurship Academy in 2017.
Her choice of the Teaching Profession as a career was borne out of her desire to impact knowledge in others right from her teenage years and this propelled her into her first teaching engagement in 2004 at the Lagos State Model College, Kankon in Badagry, Lagos State where she served as a PTA Class Teacher and House Mistress. Thereafter, she was posted to Isolo Junior Secondary School Metro in Isolo, Lagos State, and later reposted to Lagos State Model College, Kankon, Badagry (where she had her first core teaching experience) as ClassTeacher and rose to the position of Deputy Senior Boarding House Mistress. In 2008, she joined Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ikotun Outreach Centre as a lecturer and resigned in 2017 after visible impact. In 2015, she was also saddled with the responsibility to lecture Social Studies at Osun State College of Education, Osun till 2017 when she resigned honourably as a result of her extra commitment to humanitarian service.
Upon completion of her PGD in Public Relations/Advertising in the year 2011, she was redeployed by the Lagos State Government to Local Government Civil Service Commission to work under Igando Ikotun L.C.D.A as Education Officer.
Motunrayo Mariam, a member of The Social Studies Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) is a lover of sound education and personal development. The first assignment she was saddled with at Oshodi Isolo Local Government was to head the Day care unit in 2016 and later reposted to the UNDP(Vocational Centre)Oshodi Isolo Local Government as the Principal between August 2017 to February 2018 where she left an indelible legacy.She was later posted to head Dr. Bekololari Ransom Kuti’s Library, Oshodi Isolo Local Government, where she enjoyed her reading and writing hobbies.Her work experience till date;
Adeniran Ogunsaya College of Education Staff School, Ijanikin
Lagos State Model College, Kankon Badagry
Isolo Junior Secondary School, Metro Isolo.
Iba Housing Estate Jnr Secondary School, Iba.
Compassionate Orphange Home as a volunteer worker
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ikotun Outreach Centre,Ikotun
Osun State College of Education, Ikotun Outreach Centre, Ikotun
Igando Local Council Development Area, Ikotun
Oshodi Isolo Local Government, Oshodi
Ayobo Ipaja Local Council Development Area, Ipaja.
She has also served under the following capacities;Facilitating of faculty tour of 300 level students of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education(Ikotun Outreach Centre) to observe proceedings of Lagos State house of Assembly.She also engaged herself in the cultural study of Ooni of Ife Palace in 2017.She worked as an adhoc Supervisor Polling Officer under Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission in 2017 and in 2017 she was made the coordinator of Oyotunji South Carolina, U.S.A.A family oriented and career woman, Motunrayo Mariam has been able to balance the success in her Career with the home front, and has maintained an active social life, influencing others around her with her friendly mien.
Motunrayo Mariam was inducted into the Rotary Family on Saturday, 4th June, 2016 as a Charter member of the Rotary Club of Isheri Olofin Golden. Kami-J as she is fondly called has been an active member of the Club.She has participated in many Rotary leadership trainings and seminars within and outside the country which has improved her leadership capacity. Kami-J has attracted many individuals into becoming supportive and committed Rotarians in her Club and other Rotary Clubs.
She has been a member of the Club’s Board of Directors since its Charter and served and still serving in the following capacities:
*2015-16 The Chartered Sergeant at Arm*
*2016-17- Club Treasurer*
*2016-17- Secretary, Christmas Committee*
*2017-18- Chairman, Membership Committee*
*2017-18 Chairman, Installation Committee*
*2017-18- Secretary, The Family of Rotary Committee*
*2018-2019*An award winning Inspiration President of the Rotary Club of Isheri Olofin Golden.*
*2019/2020- She is presently the Vice Chairman of We Care Committee at District 9110*
Chairman of League of Past Presidents of the Rotary Club of Isheri Olofin Golden
Apart from Rotary, Motunrayo Mariam has also been affecting lives positively using her pet project – KAMI Empowerment Foundation which she founded on her 30th birthday anniversary in 2012, to help the less privileged in the society and also bridge the knowledge gap which has deprived our youths huge opportunities in the society. She hosts Career Talks on various social media handles weekly and also provide platforms for unemployed/underemployed youths to access job opportunities.
She is also the Director General of Kami Empowerment Fans Club and the chief host of sex talk with Kami-J and she is also into match making which is yielding great impact.To her credit and to the Glory of God, many youths have secured both private and public service jobs through the various platforms.
Motunrayo Mariam is married to Pastor Johnson Folorunsho Solomon and the union is blessed with three lovely children – Kamikun, Kamiye and Kami si, all to the Glory of God.Her hobbies are meeting people, writing, traveling and listening to classical music.