Toast to a Silent Achiever, Kole Jagun, on his 53rd Birthday
The good people of Igarra Kingdom raise a toast to and heartily rejoice with one of their own, Mr. Kole Jagun, who clocks 53 years today, January 27, 2020. We felicitate with Kole, a conscientious, resourceful and innovative entrepreneur, who has etched his mark in the Hall of Fame of computer profession and the digital terrain in Nigeria and indeed, Africa.
We wish you a happy birthday and pray that you attain greater heights in all areas of endeavor.
Kole was born in Igarra on January 27, 1967 to the family of Okomayin Omeiza Josy Jagun and Mrs. Comfort Ayo Jagun. The eldest and first child of the family, he is from the Eshinogu Royal Family of Ubobo, Igarra.
He is the Managing Director of Greymouth Consulting Limited, www.greymouthconsulting.com, an Information Technology Company based in Lagos with an office in Abuja. He has over 30 years Management and Information Technology Consulting experience.
A graduate of Physics from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, he also has an MBA in Financial Management from Lagos State University. He also has several certificates and diplomas in information technology.
Kole was, until December 31, 2017, the Managing Director of Peers Consulting Limited, a position he held for over 15 years. He was an Associate Director with Deloitte & Touché Consulting before establishing Peers Consulting Limited in 1996.
He has successfully managed system implementation projects for clients such as State House, Abuja; Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Abuja; Nigeria Shippers Council, Nigeria Governors Forum, Abuja; National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Abuja; Police Service Commission, Abuja; Oando Plc and African Alliance Insurance Company.
Kole has also been a member of implementation project team for key clients in Ghana and Cameroon.
He has attended various management and technical trainings in the United State, United Kingdom, Egypt, South Africa and Ghana.
Kole is a Fellow of Nigeria Computer Society (FNCS) and Member of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria).
Kole was elected unopposed as the Vice President and Vice Chairman in Council of Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) CPN in July 2017 and was re-elected in June 2019 for another 2 years term.
He is an active member of the Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate and Igarra Development Association (IDA).
Mr. Kole Jagun has earned several enviable professional feathers to his cap of achievements worth listing here. These include:
- Member, Advisory Board, Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School, Lagos. (2013 – Date)
- National President, Federal Government College Minna, Old Students Association
- Chairman, Credentials Committee, Nigeria Computer Society, (2015 – 2017)
- Member, Credentials Committee, Nigeria Computer Society, (2013 – 2015)
- Council Member, Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) (2007 – 2013)
- Chairman, Parents Teachers Association, Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School, Lagos. (2006 – 2009)
- Chairman, Badminton Section, Ikoyi Club 1938 (2007 – 2009)
- General Secretary, Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate. District 9110. July 2017 – June, 2018
- Vice President, Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate, District 9110. July 2019 – Date.
- Fellow, Nigeria Computer Society (FNCS)
- Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (MCPN)
- NCS President’s Special Recognition Award, 2016
- NCS Professional Fellowship, 2011
- Ikoyi Club 1938 Performance Award – 2008 & 2009
- Peers Consulting Outstanding Performance Award, 1999 – 2006
- MCSS Maryland, 40th Anniversary Award – 2009
- Deloitte & Touché Consulting Outstanding Performance Award, 1993
- DPMS Limited Outstanding Performance Award, 1991.
As a frontline member of the Igarra Development Association (IDA), he has continued to seek for the economic prosperity of all Anetuno just as he works assiduously for the enhancement of the good health of Nigerians through his membership of Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate, District 9110.
Once again, on behalf of the good and loving people of Igarra Kingdom, we say Happy Birthday to Mr. Kole Jagun, a man whose life is worthy of emulation!
Oshomoshi osi ife ogodo mewureiza, Amin!