A Brief History
Setraco was established in 1977 and started by constructing township and district roads in what was then Bendel State. Over the last thirty years the Company has rapidly grown to become one of the largest construction companies in Nigeria specialized in roads and bridges. With a presence today in around 20 states; Setraco has played a key role in developing Nigeria’s infrastructure as the Country strives towards becoming a developed nation.
Setraco Nigeria is a member of the Setraco International Holding group of companies. The Company is also technically partnered with a number of leading design and consulting firms across the globe which enables us to present our clients with cutting edge solutions for their needs.
Dualization of Airport Road, Benin City
Awarded in October 2011, Setraco successfuly completes and comissions the Dualization of the the Airport Road in Benin, along with the associated Stormwater Control System.
Rehabilitation & Reconstruction of Enugu Port Harcourt Section II
Setraco secures the contract for the total rehabilitation of 60KMs of previously dualized highway between Lokpanta and Umahia along the Port Harcourt-Enugu Express way.
Relocation to new central yard
Setraco Plant Department commences operating fully from the new centralised workshops located in Idu Industrial Area, Abuja. Covering an area of 9 Hectares, the facilities include 4,400 sqm of covered stores, 6,600 sqm of open stores, Heavy Duty Equipment workshops, Engine and Hydraulic workshops, and a Light Vehicle Workshop amongst others. The facilities are fitted out with State-Of-The-Art Tools and Diagnostic Equipment.
Passing of Alhaji Inu Umoru
Almost 32 years to the day after co-founding the company, the Chariman Chief Alhaji Inu Umoru, J.P. (OON) passes away after brief illness.
Dualization of East West Section II
Setraco is awarded another section along the East-West corridor from Kaiama to Port Harcourt.
Setraco's first project in Akwa Ibom state
Dualization of East West Section I
Setraco is awarded a section in the Presidential Initiative Project to dualize East-West Highway. The section awarded stretches from Warri to Kaiama, and includes the construction of 18 bridges in addition to an 850 meter long bridge at Patani.
Dualization of Kano Maiduguri, Section II
Setraco is awarded a section in the largest civil construction project in Northern Nigeria. The speed and quality of work causes the Federal Ministry to single Setraco out from the other contractors on the projects as an exemplary company.
Completion of Ughoton / Omadino Bridge
The Company successfully utilizes recently acquired technology for launching 36 meters long Pre-Stressed T-beams to construct the 645 meter long bridge in Delta State.
Setraco moves to new Headquarters
Signaling its recent success, the Company moves into its new Head office at Shehu Yar’Adua Way located at the nation’s capital.
Dualisation of Abuja Keffi Road
Setraco’s first US$ 100million project. The project catapults the Company into the league of top National construction companies.
Design and Construction of Adiabo Bridge
Setraco’s first project to incorporate new management techniques which leads to the project being completed seven months ahead of the deadline.
First World Bank Projects
Setraco is awarded the World Bank Financed Project for the Rehabilitation of 104 Kms of road network in Kano State and the Construction of 4 bridges in Kogi State.
Re-Construction of Zungeru - Minna Road
The Company successfully secures the Contract for the re-construction of the 59Kms Zungeru – Minna Federal Road in Niger State.
Construction of Itawure - Igede Road
The Federal Government awards Setraco the project for the construction of the Itawure - Igede road
Setraco's first project in New Federal Capital Abuja
Federal Capital Development Authority awards the construction of Karu Township Roads followed by the award for Construction of Infrastructure and road network for a training center in Ozoro.
First Federal Project
The Company is awarded the contract for rehabilitation and construction of the road linking Mokwa to Bida in Niger State (approximately 120km). The Works include the realignment, widening and asphalting of the existing Surface Dressing road and the construction of shoulders.
Setraco Nig. Ltd Founded
Setraco Nigeria Limited is founded by two young entrepreneurs Said Khalaf and Inu Umoru. Founded with merely NGN 100,000, the Company starts by undertaking the rehabilitation of various roads in Bendel State before being awarded the contract for the construction of Phase 1 of the Afuze-Otuo-Uzebba Road.