Tertiary Institutions Tasked on Procurement Law

All tertiary institutions in Ogun State have been tasked to comply with the Procurement Law and Process, in order to promote value-driven spending and conserve money for other projects.

Director General, state Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Dr. Adesina Olanloye, stated this during a sensitisation and interactive session with Vice-Chancellors and Procurement Planning Committee members of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye and Tai- Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ijebu- Ode.

Dr. Olanloye emphasised the need for them to be acquainted with the Procurement Law and Process which was structured to guide all procurement activities, saying, “We are partners in progress and we must help the government to conserve money for other projects by following due process of the Procurement Law”.

He urged them to patronise vendors and contractors, who registered through the BPP portal and submit their database which would help in providing adequate information about their establishment when the need arises.

The Director General enlightened the committee members on procurement plan process, work flow chart, constituting the Procurement Planning Committee, Tenders Board Committee and User Department, among others.

In their separate remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Ayodeji Agboola and his counterpart in Tai-Solarin University of Education, Prof. Oluwole Banjo, appreciated the Bureau for the enlightenment and promised to abide by the Procurement Law of the state.