Babajide Agunbiade is a Nigerian philanthropist, businessman, investor, and Subsea Production Systems subject matter specialist. He is the CEO of Alpha Energy Resources and Midas Global LLC, a diversified conglomerate, as well as a well-known offshore production expert. Dr, Agunbiade was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Western Nigeria,on April 16th, 1972, and has led an inspiring life, which we shall cover in this article, so keep reading to learn more about him.
The net worth of Babajide, according tothe IRS transcript of the last ten years, is approximately $12.8 million.
Early Life And Source of Income
Solomon Emiola Agunbiade, a businessman and administrator, and Mary Olufunke, a teacher, gave birth to Dr. Babajide Agunbiade. After his father died unexpectedly when he was aged 4, he lived with his young mother, who was in college at the time for a few years, and subsequently moved in with his uncle, the late Professor Solomon Ajiboye Agunbiade, a professor of geography and regional planning at the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, NISER, Ibadan.
Agunbiade currently holds several degrees, including a Bachelor of Science in Industrial & Production Engineering from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, an MBA in Business Administration from the prestigious American Intercontinental University (AIU) in Houston, Ph.D., and a Master’s in Systems Engineering from the GE Edison Advanced Engineering Development Program (EEDP) in Crotonville, New York. He also has a Ph.D. in Leadership and Business from Higher Place Christian University (HPCU), Atlanta, Georgia, and aPh.D.D,. scholar in Environmental Policy from Texas Southern University
Dr. Babajide is a former Executive director for National Oilwell Varco, the world’s largest manufacturer of oilfield equipmentin Houston. He has overseen multiple ground-breaking projects worth more than USD 3 billion in the Gulf of Mexico and Sub-Saharan Africa. He was also named a United Nations Ambassador for Sustainable Development in the categories of humanitarian assistance, peace, and leadership.
Furthermore, he runs The Agunbiade Foundation, a non-profit organization that is involved in numerous life-changing initiatives and works to improve the lives of impoverished children. They recently contributed to the construction of several high Schools, provided scholarships, and donated over 30,000 books and equipment to educational institutions across Nigeria and Texas. In addition to being successful in business, Dr. Agunbiade generously contributes to the improvement of religious institutions globallyin order to promote peace.
The Reason for His Success
Dr. Babajide acknowledges his family as the reason for his achievement. Mrs. Olufunke Agunbiade, his wife, is the former CEO of Sifax Shipping and Logistics in Houston, as well as the co-founder and CEO of Midas Global Services LLC. His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi II, Iku Baba Yeye, Alaafin of Oyo, has bestowed upon them the titles of His Majesty, Atobaase and Her Majesty, Yeye Atobaase of Yorubaland in recognition of their enormous service to the state of Nigeria.It is one of the most prestigious titlesin Yoruba land in South West, Nigeria. It is a rare title bestowed upon just 14 persons by the country’s government. In simpler terms, the title means ” the one who is competent enough to be a king,” and it certainly fits both of them, based on their previous efforts.
Dr. Babajide Agunbiade is also the “Asiwaju” (leader) Of his hometown of Fiditi in Southwest Nigeria as well as the patron of the Nigeria Union of Journalists.
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