Federal Ministry opens 2022 Procurement Bid on Constituency and Zonal Intervention Projects.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Shehu Aliyu Shinkafi has in compliance with the provisions of Public Procurement Act, 2007 as amended in 2014 Opened bid for the procurement of various constituency and zonal intervention capital projects.
In a statement signed by the Press & Public Relations Olujimi Oyetomi, Director, the projects were approved in the Federal Government’s Budget of 2022, for the Ministry.
The Permanent Secretary represented by the Director, Economic Services, Mr. Idris Muhammed stated that the bidding process was aimed at achieving value for money and fitness for purpose which seeks to promote competition, economy and efficiency.
The Director, Procurement, Mr. Oyadoye Lawrence who guided the exercise, revealed that according to the Procurement Act of 2007, pre-qualification and expression of interest exercise was advertised and published in The Nation and Daily Trust newspapers as well as the Federal Tenders Journal on the 22nd August, 2022.
He added that the publications were followed by prospective bidders and contractors submitting their bids for various project categories which includes: Purchase of Project Vehicles and General Supplies (Category A) as well as Consultancy and Other Services (Training and Women Development) (Category B) for the Ministry.
According to the statement, the next stage which will follow will be the Monetary and Technical Evaluation of the bidders in accordance with the provisions of the law.
The bidding event which had other bidders join online to follow the bid opening exercise with Representatives of Non-Government Organizations, Civil Society Organizations and others on hand to observe the exercise for transparency.