Timothy Yayi hails from Ijio, a small village in Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria.
He holds a bachelor's degree in History and Education from the University of Ilorin in 2013 and also an M.Ed. in Social Studies from the University of Ilorin in 2017. He is presently on his Ph.D. programme in Social Studies at the University of Ilorin. He specializes in human rights, gender issues and ICT in education.
Timothy is passionate about helping others especially in the area of community development. He is an advocate of human rights and gender awareness. Presently, he is a Lecturer II in the Department of Social Sciences Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He has taken so many administrative positions in his community and the school.
He enjoys reading, playing volleyball and table tennis.