ADEGBESAN, Babatunde Ade





B.Sc, M.Sc

Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Adenike Dedeola Ajibola, 1981
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Female Children 2
Profession Geologist, raw materials consultant
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Bank Clerk, First Bank (Nigeria) Limited, Investment House branch,
Lagos; Enumerator, Analyst, Migration of Nigerian; A Ford Foundation Research
Project, University of Ibadan, 1993; Tutor, St. Paul’s Catholic Secondary School
(now Government Secondary School) Wukari, Taraba State, 1974-75; Geologist
II, Senior Geologist, Nigerian Steel Development Authority, Exploration Division,
1975-1979; Deputy Chief Geologist, Operations Department, Steel Raw Materials
Exploration Agency, Kaduna, 1983-1988; Chief Engineering Geologist, 1990;
Chief Scientific Officer, Raw Materials Research and Development Council,
Lagos, 1990-1993; Assistant Director and Head of Minerals Division, 1993-1995;
Deputy Director, Head of Documentation Division, 1995-96; Deputy Director,
Head of Techno-Marketing Division, Raw Materials Research and Development
Council, Abuja, since July 1996;

Member/Secretary, Non-Metallic Minerals and Building
Materials sub-system of the National Committee on Industrial Development,
Federal Ministry of Industries, Abuja; Strategic Metals Study Group, Research,
Development and Planning Department, Defence Headquarters, Lagos;National
Committee on Foundry Development, Federal Ministry of Science and
Technology, Lagos; Joint Action Committee on sourcing of bauxite for Nigerian
Aluminium Smelter, Federal Ministry of Power and Steel, Lagos; Chairman, Audit
Committee, R. T. Briscoe Nigeria Plc, since 1991; Chairman, Audit Committee,
Capitol Hotels Plc, owners of Sheraton Hotel and Towers, since 1997; Chairman,
Audit Committee, Nichemtex Nigeria Plc, 1991-92; Auditor, Toiletries and
Cosmetics Manufacturing Group, 1994-95; Assistant Editor, Science and
Technology Update Journal of National Science and Technology Data Bank,
1996; Deputy Editor, Mineocrat, published by Probe Communications Limited
1996. Corporate Member, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Societies 1978;
life mem/Vice President, Africa Association of Geoscientists for International
Development, 1980; National Assistant Publicity Secretary, Nigerian Association
of Geophysicists in Exploration and Research 1988; Corresponding Member,
International Union of Geological Sciences, Commission of Geoscience for
Environmental Planning, 1990; Affiliate Member, Nigerian Society of Mining
Engineers 1993; International Association on the genesis of ore deposits 1994;
Certificate of Achievement, Raw Materials Research and Development Council,
Abuja, 1996; Certificate of Appreciation, Federal Ministry of Science and
Technology, 1996;

St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebute Metta, Lagos, 1956-63; Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, 1964-70; University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1971-74; University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, 1976-77.

Distribution Systems in Environmental Protection and Management in Nigeria, P.p 16, 1980; Infrastructural
Facilities in Industrial and Urban Development in Nigeria, Landplan IV, P.p 479-484;
Geotechnics in Steel Development Projects in Nigeria Vol. 15 No. 3 Newsletter of the
Engineering Geological Division of Geological Society of America, P.p15;
Underground Space Use Promoted in Nigeria, Underground Space Volume 5 No.3 P.p
143-144; Engineering Properties of the Main Host Rocks sand Pre-mining Considerations
of Obi coal deposit near Lafia, Nigeria, 1981.

Sports and outdoor programmes

University of Ibadan, Alumni Association; Igbobi College Old Boys’ Association; Alumni Association of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria.

09-5237417, 09-5237416
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