Nigeria govt wants BPP to raise procurement standard to world standard

The Director-General, Bureau of Public Procurement, Mr Mamman Ahmadu has been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to raise BPP’s standard of procurement to compete favourably with the rest of world and get the best results in implementation standard.

A statement by Janet McDickson, BPP’s Head of Media, Mamman made this known in Abuja, while hosting the President of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Johnbull Amayaevbo.

Mamman advised the NIESV to always take procurement decisions that were in the best interest of Nigerians.

He said that their request for BPP to intervene in inadequate provisions of funds for compensation of government contracts was noted and hoped to continue to engage them regularly to achieve targets.

The Director-General said that as professionals, the NIESV should introduce mandatory trainings of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) as a way to improve capacity.

“We must continue to move with the world, so as not to be left behind,” he said.

Earlier, the NIESV president, said the need to partner with the BPP as a pivotal partner in furtherance of Real Estate practice in Nigeria had become imperative.