Until his appointment, Group Captain Famuyiwa was Deputy Director of Public Relations and Information at the Headquarters Nigerian Air Force.
He enlisted into the Nigerian Air Force on 17 August 1990 as a member of Nigerian Defence Academy Regular Course 42. He graduated from NDA on 16 September 1995 with BSc (Hons) Chemistry, emerging the Best Graduating Cadet in the Chemistry Department and Faculty of Science, and the overall Best-All-Round Air Force cadet in his set.
He is an alumnus of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) Ogba-Lagos where he obtained his postgraduate diploma in Journalism. He also holds Diploma in Public Administration (Moshood Abiola Polytechnic) as well as Master’s Degree in Environmental Management (University of Lagos), and Human Resource Management (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom).