Mr. Olaniyi, Yinka Gbemi was born on 15th April, 1959 in Ondo State. He is an indigene of Ondo State. He is married with six Children.
He attended Local Authority 1 Primary School, Ondo State and obtained his first School Leaving Certificate in the year 1966 – 1971.
He proceeded to Ondo Grammar School, Ondo State for his Secondary School and obtained an ‘O’ Level Certificate in West African School Certificate (WASC) 1972 – 1976.
In 1976 – 1978, He further his Education Career to Ondo Boys High School, Ondo where he had his Higher School Certificate in ‘A’ levels (GCE’A’).
In 1980 – 1983, he bagged his degree in Political Science at the University of Lagos, Akoka and obtained a B.SC in Political Science.
In 1983, he had his Master Degree in Education Management (M.ED) in the University of Lagos.
He was a classroom Teacher in Epe Grammar School in 1984 – 1992.
In 1992 – 1995, He was a Vice Principal in Ondo-Obora High School, Epe.
While in the year 1995 – 2003 He was a Principal in Otta-Ikosi High School, Agbowa Epe.
In year 2004 – 2010, He was transferred to Government Junior College, Ketu, Epe as the Principal.
In 2010 – 2013, He was the Principal of Epe Grammar School, Epe.
He became the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of Education District 3 in January 2014.
Presently, He is the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary of Education District II, a post which he assumed in February 27, 2017
He is a fellow of Institute of Administration.
His hobbies include Watching TV, Reading.