Mr. Abiola Ogunrinde is a chemist, entrepreneur, philanthropist and the founder, MD/CEO of Tropical Naturals Limited Nigeria. Prior to the formation of Cosmos Chemicals Ltd (now Tropical Naturals Ltd) in 1997, he served as a Senior Executive at Eleganza and Lever Brothers Nigeria (now Unilever) in charge of Quality Control Management.


Mr. Ogunrinde is a member of the governing council of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), and a member of the Chemical Society of Nigeria’s Board of Trustees.

Tropical’s Natural emerged out of Abiola’s quest to put Nigeria on the global map of products. His sizzling passion, relentless dedication and penchant for excellence has been key springboard to Dudu-Osun’s years of sustained growth and unalloyed quality.

In recognition of Mr. Abiola’s entrepreneurial legacy, he was awarded 2013 FATE Foundation Entrepreneur of the year.

Abiola Ogunrinde is a dedicated missionary; he has built over 15 churches, classrooms, libraries , healthcare facilities and supported the less-privileged in rural areas with basic social needs in form of food supplies , clothes and other basic social amenities.