Huda Metteden was born on the 27th of March, 1960 into the family of Mr.& Mrs. Abdullahi Elbaff and hails from Borno state, Nigeria.

Mrs Metteden began her career with the Borno College of Basic Studies, Maiduguri as an Assistant Lecturer II and thereafter transferred into the mainstream Federal Civil Service on 14th May, 1986

She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography from the University of Maiduguri and a Post Graduate Diploma in Community Development and Public Relations.

Mrs Metteden had served in various capacities in different MDAs. She was promoted to the rank of a Director (Admin), Gl.17 with effect from 1st January, 2013 and posted to the Ministry of Police Affairs as Director (General Services). She is presently the Director, Human Resource Management Department, Ministry of Defence.

She is a Fellow of the National Defence College and was conferred as a member of the Order of the Niger (MON) for her meritorious service by former President Goodluck E. Jonathan on 14th November, 2011.

She is happily married with children and her hobbies include traveling, arts and crafts and current affairs.