CENTENARY DISTRICT CHAIRMAN (D912)
*PROFILE OF IWM ZAINAB OMOLARA MOHAMMED (PHF)*
IWM Zainab Omolara Mohammed (PHF) was born to the family of Papa Oladapo and Mama Olaseni Odutola both of blessed memory on the 14th day of January,1966 at Oluyoro Oke Ofa, Ibadan, she is the 5th of 8 children.
Lara as she is fondly called, attended Baptist Day School, Idikan, Ibadan, Oyo State for her Elementary Education and Odopotu Community Grammar School in Ijebu Ode, Ogun State for her Secondary Education while she attended The Polytechnic, Ibadan and Yaba College of Technology respectively, for OND & HND in Secretarial Administration. While on the job, she gained admission to University of Ado Ekiti to study Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management in 1999 and finally, a master’s degree in Business Administration from the same University in the year 2002.
Lara worked briefly with Data and Telecommunications Nig. Ltd in Surulere. She also worked with Universal Building Society (Mortgage Bankers ) in the Banking Department from where she moved to Johnson Wax Nig. Ltd , where she served for 15 years meritoriously. At Johnson Wax, she attended several internal and external courses in Manufacturing and Production Management, and was one of Johnson Wax process owners during the company’s ISO 9001 - 2000 Certification. She left the services of Johnson Wax upon attaining 15 years of selfless, dedicated and committed service on the job in 2006 and was given a Long Service Award in addition to the award of selfless service.
In 2009, she was employed by Lagos State Internal Revenue Services and in 2014, she left Lagos State Internal Revenue Services to manage her private Business - Zarmod Ventures, which deals in events support services and general merchandise, the company later teamed up with Zarmod Industries Ltd where she is currently a Director overseeing Export Services and Farming.
IWM Lara Mohammed is a Fish and Animal Farmer. She is a member of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) and a PRO to Women in Agriculture, Lagos State.
IWM Lara Mohammed joined Inner Wheel Club of Agege in 1994-95 year when her husband was inducted into Rotary Club of Agege. She served in various capacities both in her club and at the District. She was the President of Inner Wheel Club of Agege in 2003-2004, she served twice as the District Secretary in 2008 - 2009, 2009 - 2010 and District Extension Service Chairman in year 2011-2012.
She transferred her humanitarian services to Ikorodu suburb when her family relocated to Ikorodu. She formed and Chartered Inner Wheel Club of Ikorodu Metropolitan in the year 2011-2012 when she was the District Extension Service Chairman. She was again elected as the District Extension Service Chairman in 2017-2018 and was elected Vice District Chairman in 2022 - 2023 Inner Wheel Year.
Lara has attended many International Inner Wheel Conventions and has also travelled widely with her husband to many Rotary International Conventions.
IWM Lara Mohammed is married to Rotn. Engr. (PAG) Abdullahi Mohammed (PHF+++), Past President, Rotary Club of Agege.
Zainab Omolara Mohammed is a devoted Muslim of NASFAT faith; a Mother and a Grandmother.