Mrs. Latifat Aduke Balogun


Mrs. Latifat Aduke Balogun a graduate of Political Science of University of Lagos is the CEO/Founder of Hatlab Ice Cream, she is married and a mother of two, had a meritorious career in the Nigeria banking industry from 1990-2000. She started Hatlab Ice Cream from the scratch, and, over the past decade, she has built it into one of the biggest indigenous ice cream brands in Nigeria. In 2012, the company moved its operations to “Hatlab Place”, its purpose-built multi-story corporate headquarters located in Wuse District of Abuja.

The company owns the largest network of ice cream shops in Abuja metropolis. Hatlab has recently pioneered the delivery of bulk ice cream to clients throughout the federation.  Since inception, she has single-handily build and establish a thriving business, which employs over fifty staff and six branches across major cities in Nigeria and an ever-growing national clientele. Hatlab Ice Cream Delite gained international recognition as recipient of the International Star for Leadership in Quality Award in the Gold Category at the 2014 BID Quality Convention in Paris. She is currently a Member of the Board of Directors for AfriGrowth Foundation.