It all started with 'Slippers by Kene', an initiative to promote the development of the local (Nigerian) industry, by using locally sourced materials and workmanship, to provide bespoke handcrafted slippers and sandals.


 Kene Rapu Enterprise is positioned to be an integral part of the value chain in the Nigerian fashion industry. The company was founded in October 2011 by Kene Rapu. Kene is a fully qualified lawyer, who also holds a Masters Degree in Fashion Entrepreneurship, from the London College of Fashion, UK. She has always had a fervent passion for fashion and the growth of the Nigerian fashion industry. Her love for fashion, eye for detail and creative nature inspired her to start the company.