Reuben Tanimawo Alege was an independence era politician who was a member of the Nigerian House of Representatives and represented Kabba division. He was one of the few Action Group members representing a Northern Nigeria district in the assembly.
Alege was born on April 17, 1923 to the family of Daniel Fagbemi Alege. He was educated at Kabba Provincial Middle School and later served in the Army. He left the army in 1947 to join the staff of Amalgamated Tin Mines of Nigeria.