Kresta Laurel gets subsidiary
One of Nigeria’s leading indigenous engineering companies, Kresta Laurel Limited has unveiled its latest subsidiary, KLL Construction Limited in Lagos. The occasion, which was also used to honour Messrs Pye Douglas and Nasyr Jakpbek of KONE Elevators of Finland, had in attendance the Finnish Ambassador to Nigeria, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, business magnates, financial experts and major stakeholders in the Nigerian Construction industry.
Speaking at the cocktail dinner held at Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, the Managing Director of Kresta Laurel Limited, Dideolu Falobi, an engineer, said the vision of the company was to will deliver high quality services and products to international standards.
The Chairman of Kresta Laurel Limited and former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, an engineer, explained that the growing demand for the development of critical infrastructure and construction projects in Nigeria led to the birth of the company.
“The major aim of the company”, he stressed, “is to present a new kind of Construction Company that will stand the test of time and which Nigeria will be proud of by replicating the success story of Kresta Laurel Limited which remains the only ISO certified lift company in Nigeria”.
The new subsidiary will be managed by Brian Greenaway, a qualified and highly experienced British engineer with experience across four continents on various aspects of engineering.
Brian worked as Technical Director to UACN from 2012 to 2016 and was instrumental in the delivery of new build and refurbishment projects in Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Asaba and Calabar.
The Finish Ambassador, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury expressed her pleasure to have been invited to the event and thanked Otunba Daniel for the grand reception he facilitated to mark the Finnish 99th Independence Anniversary in 2016.