Taiwo Abiola Ismail was born in Lagos on February 16th, 1977 to the Shosina family of Abeokuta, Ogun State. She had her secondary education in Jibril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri, Lagos where she obtained her West African School Certificate in 1994. Thereafter, she was admitted to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Abeokuta where she graduated with OND & HND Certificates in Mass Communication respectively in (2000,2004). She also holds a Post Graduate Degree in Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo which she obtained in 2006.
Her working career began with Lagos State Government in 2006 where she commenced as an Executive Officer (Information) with the Ministry of Information & Strategy which serves as the parent Ministry for Information Officers. Mrs. Ismail is privileged to have worked in various Ministries where she proved her worth. These include the Ministries of Finance, Civil Service Pensions Board; Office of the Head of Service, Ministry of Education. In 2016, she rose to the position of Principal Executive Officer (Public Affairs) on Grade Level 10.
She is an articulate team player with a track record of integrity and hard work. Her hobbies include reading and playing games. Mrs. Ismail is married with children.