Soyombo is a professor of Sociology at UNILAG
He is a former Managing Director at University of Lagos Consult and former Dean faculty of Social Sciences.
He was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on September 6, 1956.
He attended Owu Baptist Day School, Abeokuta
He had his secondary education at Baptist Boys High School, Abeokuta; and
Abeokuta Grammar School.
He studied at the University of Lagos netween 1974 and 1977.
He obtained his masters degree in Sociology from the University of Essex, England.
As the Human Development Iniyiayives notes, he is also a consultant sociologist for various institutions and Government agencies.
He is a member of the Nigerian Anthropological and Sociological Association and member Integrated Transport Initiative.
One of his areas of specialisation is sociology of deviant behaviour in youths.