Julius Berger PLC will never ceased to be in the news has its AFP brands shines amongst others over the years. Organiser of the trail-blazing annual design exhibition, Design Week Lagos, DWL, Mrs Titi Ogufere described Julius Berger-Abuja Furniture Production, AFP, Nigeria’s leading furniture production company with no equal.
Mrs Ogufere stated this at the just concluded 2022 edition of the annual DWL held in Lagos amidst similar encomiums from other high profile visitors to the AFP exhibition stand.
She said, “The Julius Berger AFP pavilion is a great stand with amazing new designs. Year after year in the design Week Lagos exhibition, AFP’s product quality and strength keeps pushing the standards higher. AFP is a superb Nigerian brand, consistently setting a global benchmark, indeed for the furniture industry.”
Managing Director of leading technology company, Kawa Technologies, OtunbaAkimboAkin-Olugbade in his words lauds AFP’spioneering efforts at innovating designs in the industry. “I have been coming to visit the AFP pavilion for years now. There is something unique about this company. Every year it stands out among every other company displaying their products. AFP always presents high quality, durable and new designs that can compete with the best any where in the world. Interestingly, AFP products are all made in Nigeria,” he said.
Head of Designs, AFP, Shamsi Kazaure in a short interview said, “…we are primarily here to display our new furniture designs,introduce them to the trendy clients and give our new designs the right exposure there by creating more awareness.” Shamsi added that “We are here just to discuss and explore with clients on the new trends as every item of furniture on display here is new.”
The four day event was declared open by the Oniru of Iru land, Oba Abdul wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal who graced the occasion with some of his Palace Chiefs. He noted in his comments at AFP stand that: “AFP has been consistent in this business of providing new and exquisite designs of furniture every year. Your beautiful standard continues to improve. Do keep up the good work and service.”
Celebrity Nollywood actress, journalist and singer, Toyin Bello who also visited the AFP pavilion was as sounded by the new designs. Herremarks: “AFP! Your products are great. Little wonder, you are of the Julius Berger Group. Keep it up.”
The head of properties (WestAfrica), Standard CharteredBank, Anne Rinu, was also a guest amonst many other guests at the AFP pavilion Conceived to present and celebrate the best in contemporary African design across categories, while bringing international field leaders and visitors to experience the most exciting work from the region, the event, which is the third in the series, was founded by African design advocate, Titi Ogufere.
DWL was first established in 2019 as a city wide celebration held in Lagos, Nigeria over then days, promoting creativity, and innovation across disciplines, including architecture, industrial design, interior design, furniture, design, graphics design, and technology.
The theme for Design Week Lagos 2022 is “Beyond The Box” and the flagship events were “Made by Design,
Home and Hospitality Show” and “DWL Exhibition”.
Leading AFP team to the Design Week Lagos exhibition was the Commercial Manager, NorbertKossman.
Other members included Head of Planning, Benny Brommer, members of the Design and Sales departments, ShamsiKazaure, SandraKyaan, Khadija Zarma, Mirabel Egbokhan and Stellamaris Kwentoh. The Julius Berger Media Relations Office was also present to support the AFP team at the DWL exhibition.