The Delta State Public Procurement bill was signed into law on the 15th Day of December, 2016 by His Excellency, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa.
The Provision of the Delta State Public Procurement Law apply to all procurement of goods, works, and services as well as disposal of public property, carried out by the State Government and all procuring/disposal entities.
The Objective of the Commission includes:
a) the harmonization of existing government policies and practices on public procurement and ensuring probity, accountability and transparency in the public procurement process.
b) the establishment of pricing standard and benchmarks;
c) ensuring the application of fair, competitive, transparent, value-for-maony standards and practice for the procurement and disposal of public assets and services; and
d) the attainment of transparency, competitiveness, cost effectiveness and professionalism in the public sector procurement system
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT COMMISSION
There is hereby established a body to; known as the Public Procurement Commission
(a) shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal;
(b) may sue and be sued in its corporate name; and
(c) may acquire, hold or dispose of any property, movable or immovable for the purpose of carrying out any of its functions under this Law.
There shall be established for the commission the following departments:
- Department of Administration and Finance
- Department of Planning, Research, and Price Intelligence
- Department of Technical Evaluation
- Department Legal Services