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S.J.Abed General Enterprises LTD

Celebrating over 40 years of catering excellence.


S.J.Abed General Enterprises LTD

Celebrating over 40 years of catering excellence.

Our History

S.J. Abed General Enterprises limited was established in 1976 and has been operational for over 40 years. Our company is a 100% indigenous and multi-disciplinary organisation.

Our operations include provision of industrial catering, housekeeping, laundry and facility management services. We provide permanent and temporary accommodation. We also provide the supply of kitchen, laundry and bakery equipment including spare parts and maintenance to our clients.

By the year 1976 we established a catering unit, catering for individuals and small to medium sized companies. The company was also involved in food manufacturing industry. By the year 1986 we expanded our services to Lagos. Demand for our services grew in leaps and bounds and by 1991 we extended our industrial catering services in swamp, onshore and offshore, offering all our services in the Niger Delta region for larger organizations including the oil and gas industry. 


Our Services

Our Services

Overview of services we provide

  • We specialize in the provision of industrial catering & facility management services.
  • We also  build and rent temporary or permanent accommodation in the form of camps.
  • We are capable of executing turn-key & EPC projects.
  • Our company is also specialized in the supply, installation & commissioning of industrial kitchen, bakery, coldroom/chiller & laundry equipment.
  • We are experienced in operating in harsh, remote and challenging environments in onshore, offshore & desert areas.
  • Our company runs rest and guest houses services .
  • Our company also runs restaurants and provide outdoor catering services.

Industrial Catering Services

Our catering service is a land mark in the industry. Our focus is on great food and quality service coupled with our proven commercial ability that is why we boast of 100% client retention.  Our mission in catering is to gain leadership through quality service and zero food poison.

We recognize that every catering service is unique. That is why we tailor our catering services programs to address the specific needs of our clients.  Our extensive menu selections incorporate multi-course meals, ready-to-serve dishes and takeaway foods.

We serve variety of continental and national cuisines. Our quality service speaks for itself.

Our staff remain as friendly as possible for old and new customers alike. We always make our clients days enjoyable, and we intend on doing this on a regular basis, so even if they have had a bad day, they can always look forward to having their meals with us in our specious and luxurious canteens.

Our full-range of outdoor catering services cover complete food preparation and presentation for formal and informal gatherings plus all setup, cleanup, teardown and as-requested amenities.

Facility Management

We provide quality facility management  services focusing on all the unusual facility management issues confronting organizations. We offer world class multi-disciplinary service to our clients making use of local knowledge and global relationships.

We currently occupy a leadership position in Africa in the areas of facility management.

We rely on our expertise while leveraging on global partnership that is not only improving our service delivery but developing the local manpower to global industry standards.

Our expert team is adept in total facility management including:

  • Accommodation management 
  • Including laundry and housekeeping 
  • Janitorial
  • Pest Control
  • Light Maintenance Services:
  • Electrical
  • Electric distribution panel
  • Power Generating System
  • Landscaping
  • Clinic Maintenance
  • Recreation Centers
  • Sewage plant Maintenance 
  • Swimming Pool maintenance
  • Water treatment plant
  • Waste Management
  • Kitchen equipment maintenance 
  • Gymnasium equipment maintenance


We build and rent permanent and temporary accommodation camps for our clients. We run these camps providing catering, housekeeping, cleaning, laundry services including facility management. 

Based on the need and requirment of the clients we design, engineer, install and maintain workers camps of high quality standard.

We have built and currently maintain camps for our clients in Ikot Abasi, Port Harcourt, Brass, Bonny Island, Irri, Kwale etc. We have also assembled temporary accommodation camp in Akwa Ibom for our clients. 

The camps are equipped with typical office and home needs including restrooms, canteens, kitchen, cooling systems, medical clinics, laundry rooms, cold rooms, recreation centers amongst others to provide comfort to the occupiers.  All cabins are of good quality and built to meet the highest required HSE standard.

Owners of Restaurants / Club House

S.J. Abed runs an exclusive gentlemen’s club and restaurants. Our Piano Club in Ikoyi, Lagos is designed to take care of discerning diplomatic personnel and businessmen offering the best of international cuisines with live music.  Our restaurants are among the best in the country. We offer different types of cuisines incorporating continental and national menus. Patrons include the more discerning corporate bodies and individuals


Safety, Health & Environment

Safety, Health & Environment

Our HSE policy provides clearly for planning and execution of all catering, housekeeping and facility management operations in such a way that safety is fully maintained and observed for the health and safety of its employees, suppliers, customers, equipments and all other persons affected by its activities.

All our personnel are well trained to comply with Company HSE Policy in planning and execution of their assignments.

As a standing guide any activity found in the opinion of the employee to be unhealthy, unsafe, insecure or otherwise environmentally unsound is suspended immediately and reported to the appropriate office.

Divisional focal point is notified and actions taken over such incident.

Findings and recommendations are made by the HSE officer on site and learning points disseminated to staff through morning briefings and information board. All food handlers undergo general fitness test and food handler test to ensure that our staff are fit to handle food.

Staff are consistently exposed to HSE drills, swimming pool exercises, use of firefighting equipment, first aid course for relevant staff in line with HSE requirements.  We also organize Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency training for our employees who have been deployed to work in deep offshore.

We are proud to state that we have consistently met our annual HSE targets in all our locations. Our performance has been recognized with HSE Awards by various clients including:

  • Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited – Award for Safety Excellence – 2011
  • Nigeria LNG Limited – Award for Safety Culture Goal Zero
  • Chevron Nigeria Limited – Safety Achievement------- man hour/incident free – 2005
  • Shell Petroleum Development Nig. Co. Ltd – HSE – MS certification
  • Eni Safety Award for the general services we provide in 2016
  • Chevron Nig Limited in recognition of working 1,000,000 man hours without a recordable injury in 2016.
  • Eni safety Award for the general services we provide in 2017

Quality Assurance / Quality Control

We maintain very enviable level of Quality Assurance/Quality Control in all our locations. Our quality operations are based on the relevant policy. This policy ensures inter alia that systems and controls are in place to enable consistency in product and services delivery that meet agreed requirements in which requirements are clearly specified and understood by all concerned.

In all of our locations our QA/QC officer ensures that all materials received are of high quality standard.

It is pertinent to mention the various awards we have won over the years in relation to our top level quality performance in our industry. These are:

  • International Star for Leadership in Quality Award  -  Paris, 23rd March 2009  -  Gold Category
  • International Quality Crown Award  -  London, 30th Nov. 2009  -  Gold Category
  • International Star for Leadership in Quality Award  -  London, 29th Nov. 2010  -  Platinum Category
  • Century International Era Award  -  Geneva 11th March 2012  -  Diamond Category
  • The New Era Award For Technology, Innovation & Quality -Rome Italy 2014
  • The Golden Europe Award For Quality & Commercial Prestige -Geneva Switzerland 2014
  • International Award For Excellence And Business Prestige -NewYork 2015-Diamond Category
  • Global Quality Excellence Award for Industrial Catering and Facility Management - Lagos Nigeria 2016

ISO Certification

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