Brief Profile of Ijebu Born Mining Expert Otunba Babatunde Alatise MNMGS, BSc, MSc - ACE CELEBRITIES MAGAZINE


Monday, May 27, 2019

Brief Profile of Ijebu Born Mining Expert Otunba Babatunde Alatise MNMGS, BSc, MSc

Otunba Babs Alatise is the Managing Director of Tuntise Investments Ltd – Mining Services Division,
Yemlat Farms Ltd and Tuntise ICT ltd – ICT & Logistics services. Babs was born on the 12
of August 1979
and attended Corona Nursery and Primary Schools in Apapa and Ikoyi, Lagos state respectively and
finished his O-levels in the 90’s from Home Science Association Secondary school, Alakuko - Lagos State
with five distinctions with highest awards in both Mathematics and Further Mathematics.
He graduated with honors in the class of 2000/01 with a Bachelor of Sciences from Lagos State University
in Mechanical Engineering and in 2003/4, he furthered his education in the U.K. at London Metropolitan
University, North London with a Masters’ of Science degree in Computer Science & Information Systems.
He is also an Oracle Certified Database Administration Professional from working for a few years at various capacities with Sage UK, one of the biggest I.T. Software/Solution
Providers for Small Medium Enterprises in Great Britain, the United Kingdom, he relocated back to Lagos
Nigeria in 2007.
In 2008, he joined the family business, Tuntise Investments Limited, established in 1989 by his father,
the late Otunba Sikiru Alatise, the Alagbala-Adinni of Lagos & Ijebu – Land, which specializes in the
importation and distribution of Civil Explosives and blasting accessories, mining products and services
for construction companies and quarries, with operations and magazine facilities in Ijebu-Ode LGA -
Ogun state, Auchi LGA – Edo state, Tofa LGA - Kano state, Akure LGA – Ondo state and Abia state.
Due to the nature of the sensitivity of the dangerous but critically important products he supervises, he
has undergone numerous training with the Counter Terrorism Centre of the office of the National
Security Adviser (NSA), INTERPOL, U.S. Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI), Oak Ridge National
Laboratory (ORNL) USA and U.S. Dept of State’s Chemical Security Program (CSP), Dept of State Security
(DSS), the Explosives Ordnance Dept of the Nigerian Police Force (EOD – NPF), the Nigerian Army Force,
Nigeria Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA), Centre for Energy Research & Training (CERT), NAFDAC
and the Ministry of Mines & Steel Dept (MMSD).
He is the current Chairman and Council member of the Mining/Solid Mineral Group at the Lagos Chamber
of Commerce and Industry, member of Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and an executive
member/assistant secretary of CEDAN, Civil Explosives Dealers Association of Nigeria, member of
Nigerian Mining & Geosciences Society and in September 2015, was conferred the title, Otunba
Otutubiosun of Ososa by the Gbegannde of Ososa Ijebu Land, HRM Oba (Dr) Adetoye Alatishe,
Ogunroyega VI. Babs is also a private pilot and a member of Aircraft Owners’ & Pilots Association of
Otunba Babs Alatise is also a member of Rotary Club of Ikeja GRA and a Paul Harris Fellow of International
Rotary Club with a passion for helping in the community, to mention but a few; his attributes and
contribution towards the rehabilitation and training of Ex-militants from Niger Delta, youth
empowerment especially in the management of talents in the Entertainment Industry and Trade Union
at large, Free ICT computer center in Ososa Ijebu LGA for primary and secondary school students.
His hobbies include flying single and twin-engine airplanes, listening to music, meditating, socializing,
swimming, boxing and philanthropy.
He is a devoted father and husband, an example among his peers. He is married to a wonderful woman
from Begoro in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Genevieve Awo Obrago and they are blessed with a boy &
two girls.

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