Kolade Adebajo Taiwo, a reputable professional jeweller, was born in the Surulere area of Lagos State, comes from a family line well steeped in the art of jewellery making
He started his elementary education at The Mazons Montessori School, Lagos, then proceeded to Nickdel College in Ibadan, Oyo State for his secondary academics before getting admitted into the prestigious University of Lagos, for his higher education.
He bagged a BS.C degree with honours from the University of Lagos but instead of pursuing a white collar job in one of the multinational or blue chip firms in the country, Kolade Adebajo Taiwo, who comes from a family well oiled in jewellery making , like his grandfather and uncle,, opted to follow his predecessors paths by taking up to jewellery production.
Born to Mr. and Mrs Taiwo, the decision to start making jewellery, was not as straight-forward as it sounds as he had to struggle to raise funds to start up his company, Accolade Jewellers
What helped him in his pursuit of his dream was his passion for crafting fine pieces from the scratch and today, the story has changed for the young man, whose business is thriving, even in the face of the pandemic., that has brought many businesses to their knees
Kolade Adebajo Taiwo, the amiable CEO of Accolade Jewellers, is passionate of the Nigerian project and has been contributing to nation building through the training of youths on jewellery making
Described by close friends, associates and clients as a hands-on person, who values relationship and a cheerful giver, Taiwo remains resolute in his resolve to be at the very best of his craft