PROFILE OF KOLAWOLE, ISAAC S. (FCAI) – PKC24
Kolawole Isaac Sola was born to the family of Chief Shedrach Fayomi and Mrs. Omolola Cecila Kolawole of Ijurin-Ekiti, Ekiti state, Nigeria on 14th of March 1959.
He started his primary education at the then United primary school Ijurin/Iloro, Ekiti.
Young Isaac proceeded to Doherty Memorial Grammar School Itero Ekiti, where he completed his secondary education with honours in 1976. He gained admission for his A levels into the then Federal School of Arts and Science, Victoria Island, though his stay there was very short; just six months as he gained admission into Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state.
Still with burning desire for knowledge, in 1988, he proceeded to the University of Ibadan where he bagged Masters Degree in Educational Evaluation.
After his university education, Mr. Kolawole I.S., served his country for a year at Baptist Secondary School Igbaja, Kwara state in 1981/82.
In 1984, this energetic young man began his career in the Federal Civil Service as Education Officer Grade VIII. He was posted to Federal Government College Ogbomoso, where he doubled as a Form teacher and H.O.D. Sports.
He was posted to FGC Ijanikin, Lagos, in 1990 where he spent greater memorable number of his career days (worked for 16 years and rose to the post of Assistant Director of Education, very visionary, innovating and selfless. His efforts and hardwork begot him more responsibilities which he discharged effortlessly. Among the posts he held at FGC Ijanikin are:
(i) HOD – 1990 – 2006
(ii) House Master – 1993 – 2000
(iii) Sports Officer – 1984 – 2006
(iv) Senior Boarding House Master – 2000 – 2006
(v) Transport Officer – 1995 – 1998
(vi) Labour Master – 1993 – 1996
(vii) Secretary, Tender’s Board committee – 1998 – 2004
(viii) Member, PTA Executive -1991-2006
He rose through the ranks to become a Director, Principal in 2014.
This industrious resourceful young man has a lot of feathers to his cap. Among them to mention but a few are;
(i) Letter of Commendation for Devotion to Duty FGC Ijanikin, 1992.
(ii) Alhaji Daudu Award as Teacher of the year, FGC Ijanikin, 1994.
(iii) PTA Ijanikin Award for Excellence, 1997.
(iv) Selfless and Leadership Award by PTA, FGC Ijanikin, 2002.
(v) Teacher of the year Award, FGC Ijanikin, 2004.
(vi) Letter of Commendation for Devotion and Dedication to Duty, FGC APO, 2007.
(vii) Letter of Commendation for Devotion to Duty, FGC Ikole, 2008.
(viii) Fellowship Award by the Nigeria Institute of Corporate Administration, 2013.
(ix) Fellowship Award by Peace Ambassador of Nigeria, 2015.
As we know that all work and no play makes our amiable Mr. Kolawole I.S. a dull boy. Out of his very tight schedule, he still makes out time for social life.
(i) He is the president of the Age Group Social Club of Ijurin Ekiti from 2008 till date.
(ii) Elder in the Methodist Church of Nigeria since 2016.
A sportsman to the core. In his younger days, played basketball and football. He was also a great sprinter. Young Kolawole Isaac represented Lagos state twice in sprints in 1977 and 1979 at the National Sports Festival. This act earned him scholarship for his university education.
Today his hobby has changed to farming.
In 1987, he married his heartthrob, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Comfort Kolawole nee Ademoyewa, a Deputy Director of Education and Principal of FGC Omuaran, Kwara state. He is blessed with three amiable children.
He is currently the Director/Principal – King’s College Lagos. He is often referred to as PKC24.