The Executive Director, Corporate Services of the Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Jerry Adams was, on Monday, 4th July, 2022 alongside two females inducted into the Rotary Club of Barnawa.
The induction exercise was performed at the investiture ceremony and fund raising of the 18th President of Rotary Club of Barnawa-Kaduna, Rtn. Tina Ishaku.
Speaking at the event after the induction, Adams described the experience as “awesome.”
He further said, joining Rotary Club is a dream come true because he has been attracted to the humanitarian club long time ago but, because of tight schedules and constantly moving from city to city as a Marketing Executive during his days at the Nigerian Bottling Company, made it difficult to actualize the dream.
He vowed to add value to the activities of the club and also appreciate everyone who played a role in making his induction a success.
Jerry was born on the 16th of may 1974 in Ilorin Kwara State. Jerry’s early years in primary school were spent at chapel nursery and primary school Ilorin, Kwara State.
He later proceeded to GSS Ilorin and GSS Kagoro respectively to finish up his secondary school education.He attended the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria where he bagged a degree in Sociology in 1992. In 2014 he went further to obtain PGD in Management from the Nigerian Defence Academy.
He also obtained masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Kaduna State University in 2017. Presently he awaits a Masters in Development Studies and Policy Analysis in view from Kaduna State University. Jerry Adams who is a Tax Administrator, a marketing consultant per excellent, an event planner and also a sponsorship canvasser has worked in both public and private sector which gave him the wealth of experience he has today.
Jerry Adams started work with the Nigerian Institute of Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR) Kaduna – 1996. He then joined the Nigeria bottling Company Coca-cola in 1998 as a graduate sales man, he held different positions in the company some of which are Special Events Supervisor in Abuja 2002 (Major event) handled was (COJA) all African Games Abuja 2003.
He was a senior sales supervisor Abuja 2004, Route Manager Abuja 2005, sales manager Adamawa 2006, sales manager Maiduguri 2009, unit sales manager Gombe, Bauchi and Taraba 2010. He was senior operations manager Boushishi groups international Abuja 2011.In 2013 he was a Director of sales and Marketing Micro Touch Ltd Abuja.
He was MD Jogmon Nigerian Ltd in 2016.He was MD/CEO Jadams Apple Global Link Ltd 2017.Presently he is an Executive Director, Corporate Services with the Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service.He is a member of the NIGERIAN Institute of Management, a certified Chattered Accountant and also a member of Chattered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (In View).
He has attended various trainings in Nigeria and abroad on courses in the field of management , leadership, sales marketing and taxation.Jerry Adams is the secretary general and founding member/Gurara Patroits Foundation aka Gurara Forum. A Southern Kaduna Socio-Economic group with over 30k members and so many followers. Deputy coordinator Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) Kaduna. Secretary/ Nigerian American Group for democratic support Kaduna amongst others.Some of his hobbies are politics, advocacy, youth development, playing basketball, watching movies, reading, surfing the internet etc