His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, cutting the tape to declare open the AFP Showroom, flanked by AFP GM, Oliver Cohneh and Julius Berger Regional Manager, Engr. Juergen Fischer in Port Harcourt recently
Abuja Furniture Production (AFP), the exotic furnishing and interior design and implementation unit of 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 AFPPort 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.
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 a 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 Cohneh, 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.
The Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Chief Sergent Awuse and a host of other very important personalities as well as corporate and business executives and dignitaries and the Governor’s son accompanied him to the ceremony.
The Julius Berger team at the ceremony also included AFP Commercial Manager Norbert Kossmann, South south/South east Commercial Manager, Mr Klein, South south/South east Management staff Chief Sam Ngbor, Alhaji Kaita of the AFP Abuja, AFP Sales Manager, Uchenna Uzoewulu; and the head of Julius Berger Group’s Media Relations Office Abuja, Prince Moses Duku.