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JKF won’t relent in his resolve to reposition BPP for effective service delivery- Mr O’Seun Odewale

JKF won’t relent in his resolve to reposition BPP for effective service delivery- Mr O’Seun Odewale

The present Administration under the leadership of Dr. Kayode Fayemi would not relent in its resolve to reposition the Ekiti state Bureau of Public Procurement for effective service delivery, in tandem with international best practices in procurement processes.

This was contained in a statement credited to the Special Adviser/ Director General, Bureau of Public Procurement, Mr O’seun Odewale during the Bureau’s weekly knowledge sharing forum, which was delivered by the pioneer Director General of the Bureau of Public Procurement, Dr Bayo Arowolaju.

Mr Odewale in his submission informed that the Bureau has taken another bold step towards achieving the laudable objectives of the Fayemi administration on procurement issues by signing a memorandum of understanding between Ekiti State Bureau of Public Procurement and Public Private Development Centre for open contracting Data standard in Abuja.

He noted that the Bureau is equally engaging with prospective service providers to develop a platform for the full adoption of e-procurement as a way of making the procurement process seamless.

In his presentation titled ‘’More than a decade in procurement’’ the pioneer Director General, Dr Bayo Arowolaju emphasized that the whole process of procurement bothers on spending less to achieve more.

Enumerating the important factors to be considered in procurement process which include identifying what is needed and who is supplying, getting best supplier, management of the supply (i.e. contract management) legal framework of international standard among others, Arowolaju said transparency is key to the whole process.

The Secretary to the Bureau, Mr Olufemi Adedipe called on procurement stakeholders to ensure that all hands are on deck in order to achieve the desire of the Bureau.

Abosede Festus
Press Officer

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