BPP, Transport Ministry disagree over Cargo Tracking Note Contract

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By Godwin Oritse

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), and the Federal Ministry of Transport are currently at logger head over the process and procedure of the International Cargo Tracking  Note, ICTN, contract award, a development BPP has vehemently opposed.

BPP in a Memo said that moves by the Ministry to bypass the processes of awarding Federal Government contract of such magnitude could embarrass the government if the Ministry   does not follow due process.

BPP has also denounced the move by the Ministry of Transportation, to award the International Cargo Tracking Note (ICTN), contract to a healthcare company, MedTech Scientific Limited, in partnership with Rozi International Nigeria Limited, a property development company.

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The procurement agency described the process as embarrassing and illegal adding that the contract was awarded in clear breach of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

It was learnt that…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper

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