Abuja Furniture Production, AFP, the furnishing and interior design and implementation unit of Nigeria’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, has opened its latest Showroom in the beautiful Garden City of Port Harcourt.
The high-end AFP Port Harcourt Showroom has been carefully planned over the past two years and was finally commissioned in a 3-day exhibition of top class furnishing taste, elegance, functionality and style.
Rivers State Governor, His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, was on hand to personally cut the ribbon to formally declare the AFP Port Harcourt Showroom open to clients. Wike said his Administration, has created a conducive investment climate in the State, and will continue to partner investors such the AFP who are taking advantage of the available opportunities. The Governor said he had earlier approached the management of AFP in Abuja and encouraged them to come over to Port Harcourt to serve the South-south and South-east geopolitical zones. AFP, the Governor said, has honoured their promise to eventually open a showroom in the Rivers State capital. “Let me appreciate you for keeping to your promise. It shows you as having interest in moving the economy of the State forward….I am sure that even though I have spoken to you, you must have also done your (market) survey. We know that, concerning furniture and furnishing, AFP is the best place to go, as far as Nigeria is concerned,” said the Governor. Wike encouraged the AFP to diligently do their business, assuring the AFP management that he is convinced that they will be successful in Rivers State.
Speaking further, and to further incentivize the AFP employment-generating presence and work in Rivers State, Governor Wike said the State Government will award the furnishing of the State House of Assembly Quarters that is currently under construction to AFP. “We know that you will employ our people and that will reduce the level of unemployment in our State. The people will make money and feed their families.
In his remarks at the ceremony, the South-south/South-east Regional Manager of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Engr. Juergen Fischer, said the Abuja Furniture Production (AFP) has come to Rivers State to stay as a business entity. Fischer thanked the Governor for having created conducive investment climate in the State. Fischer also said the Julius Berger-AFP is encouraged by the milestone of development witnessed in Rivers State.
The General Manager of the AFP, Oliver Cohnen, in his welcoming remarks thanked the Governor for very graciously finding the time out of his clearly busy schedule to be present in person to open the AFP Port Harcourt Showroom.
Founded in 1990 as Julius Berger`s own furniture production facility called AFP offers premium quality furnishings and interior fittings which blends contemporary designs with timeless elegance- while cleverly striking a balance between luxury and functionality. Driven by history and an identity that steadfastly focuses on delivering quality made in Nigeria design and craftsmanship, AFP is acknowledged as an exceptional partner in the technical and executive development of hotel, residential, or office spaces. AFP is an award-winning furniture company providing best in class furniture solutions for residential homes, corporate offices, and the hospitality sector in Nigeria. We offer cutting edge products that deliver creative, inviting and stunning spaces required to make your property stand out.