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Attah appointed into Technical Consultative Committee on Presidential Executive Order 5

By Mohammed Yakubu
05 November 2021   |   12:20 am
A civil society expert and procurement professional, Mr. Mohammed Bougei Attah (MBA), has been appointed into the Technical Consultative Committee of the Strategy Implementation Task Office for Presidential Executive Order 5.

A civil society expert and procurement professional, Mr. Mohammed Bougei Attah (MBA), has been appointed into the Technical Consultative Committee of the Strategy Implementation Task Office for Presidential Executive Order 5.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Administrative Secretary, NGO Network, Wisdom Olisah. The committee was inaugurated at the Federal Secretariat by Honourable Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu.

The inauguration is sequel to the inauguration of the ‘Presidential Monitoring and Evaluation Council’ for full implementation of Executive Order No.5 (SITOPEO) by President Muhammadu Buhari earlier in the year.

This is in line with Section 11 of the Guidelines for SITOPEO-5 signed into law in February 2018 by the President. The Committee will assist SITOPEO-5 to achieve the objectives of Order 5, which include planning and execution of promotion of Nigerian content in procurement contracts, science, engineering and technology.

Attah is the Executive Director of NGO Network and the National Coordinator of Procurement Observation and Advocacy Initiative (PRADIN), a select group of non-state actors, trained under the World Bank and Government of Nigeria Economic Reforms and Governance Project.

Attah, therefore, serves in the Committee both as a professional and civil society organisation representative.