The office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has released a Circular Ref.No.59780/S.I/T.I/117 dated 14th June, 2017 to all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on the prohibition of officers on other cadres from procurement functions where career procurement officers are available.

The circular further directed that MDAs without qualified Procurement Officers should liaise with the BPP to conduct procurement training for staff handling procurement functions and ensure that such staff are compulsorily enrolled for the next conversion and or induction exercise scheduled by the BPP.

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Deployment of Procurement Officers in MDAs