Mr. Fayemi Michael Yemi was born on 4th January, 1962 to the family of Mr. Isaiah Fayemi in Ora Ekiti, Ido-Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State.
He attended Methodist Primary School, Ora-Ekiti and proceeded to Methodist Boys High School, Lagos where he obtained his West African School Certificate (WASC) in 1977. He obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy & Finance from the Lagos State College of Science and Technology (now Lagos State Polytechnic), Isolo, Lagos in 1983. He later proceeded to the Lagos State University where he obtained Master in Business Administration (MBA) – International Business in the year 2000.
He Started his Civil Service career as Assistant Chief Accountant in the year 2000 and was posted to the Internal Audit Department of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. He later got promoted the post of a Chief Accountant and posted to the Presidential Committee on Barracks Rehabilitation from where he was posted again to the Funds Department of the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation. In the year 2013, he was promoted to the post of Deputy Director (Accounts) and later posted to the Internal Audit Department of the Ministry of Defence in 2014 and became the Acting Director from October 2018 till date.
Mr. Fayemi, who has attended several Management courses both locally and internationally, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Associate of the Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI) and member of the Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM).
Mr. Fayemi whose hobbies are reading, sports and listening to Christian music is married with children.