Mrs Tinuke Watti hails from Isanlu-Markutu Yagba-East Local Govt. Area of Kogi State.
She holds B. ED (G&C) from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State (1987), PGD (Magt.) from ATBU, Bauchi (2001), and Masters in Public Administration (MPA) 2015. She also has a Diploma in Urban Transport (2000) from Lund University, Sweden.
After the completion of the mandatory, Youth service in Kano, she worked briefly at Aunty-Ayo Preparatory School Ikoyi, Lagos, as a Guidance Counselor and Teacher, a position she resigned to start her career with the Federal Civil Service in 1990 as Personnel Officer II, GL 08.
Mrs Watti has since worked in various Ministries/Offices including Federal Ministry of Finance, OSGF, Federal Ministry of Education, OHCSF and Federal Ministry of Youth.
In the course of her career in service, she has attended several courses and training in Administration, Budgeting, Management, Leadership, Procurement and Security both within and outside the Country.
She was promoted to the rank of Director (Administration), GL 17 with effect from 1st January, 2017. She is currently, the Director (General Services) in the Ministry of Defence.
She is happily married with Children. She loves Children/ Youth Development, organizing events, charity works and reading.