‘Nigeria losing 30% of budget to inept procurement officers’
Nigeria may be losing 30 percent of its annual budget to unskilled procurement officers in the Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). President of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN), Alhaji Ado Jubrin, disclosed this during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Batch B mandatory Proficiency Development Programme in Abuja.
‘Procurement is a profession only for the certified professionals’
I would say there are enormous challenges particularly from the sector’s specialists, who don’t want to acquire knowledge in a particular area but would like to practice.
‘Lack of professionals in procurement, bane of sector’
Muhammed Aliyu is the Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN). He spoke on the challenges of the sector and calls for the recognition of professionals to check misappropriation and contract inflation. He told VICTOR GBONEGUN that the institute hopes to use its yearly conference…
CIPSMN advocates 80% allocation of budget expenditure to procurement
Muhammed Aliyu during the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN’s) yearly general assembly noted that procurement activities must take the largest chunk in budget planning.
CIPSMN holds three-day programme on public procurement
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN) has planned a three-day proficiency development programme on procurement and professionalism
CIPSMN holds mandatory proficiency programme on supply chain management
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN) is set to hold the batch ‘B’ 2017 Mandatory Proficiency Development Programme (MPDP) in Procurement and supply chain management for its members.
APBN tasks government to check corruption in procurement implementation
Given the high level of corruption in Nigeria’s public procurement, the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), has called on the Federal Government to inaugurate a national council on public procurement to address the menace.