Mr Sarafa Kabiru Olawale was born on the 7th day of September,1962 to the family of Mr & Mrs Jinadu Akanbi Sarafa in Orimedu town, in Ibeju Lekki Local Government area of Lagos State .
He attended Roman Catholic Mission Primary School,Orimedu. He also attended the Government Teachers College Epe before proceeding to the then Lagos State College of Education Otto-Ijanikin.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University Of Lagos. Mr Sarafa is also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
He has worked in different Agencies of Lagos State Government, which includes Education District IV, Lagos State Pension Commission etc. Presently he is an Accountant with the Office of the State Auditor General. He is happily married with children.