PPCC is an integrity agency established in 2005 by an Act of Legislation to regulate all forms of public procurement and concessions with the statutory power to stipulate methods and procedures
The forum, which was held at the Monrovia City Hall, was aimed improving effective tendering process by members of the private sector and was attended by several top Liberian businesses in the private sector.
Speaking at the meeting, the Executive Director of PPCC, Atty. Jargbe Roseline Nagbe Kowo, asserted the forum was aimed educating local businesses some rudimentary of the bidding process.
The PPCC boss pointed out that by learning those basic information surrounding the bidding process, Liberian businesses will easily sail through in tendering their bid.
“The whole idea about this entire workshop is for you; participants, to understand some rudimentary aspects of in the bidding process so that you will be able to sail through easily,” said Atty. Kowo.
In remarks, Oyewole Oluyemi Afuye, special procurement specialist, cautioned participants to stay focused as the training comes with great benefits for entities and individuals in the procurement sector.
He described the forum as an avenue to share ideas to overcome challenges in the procurement sector.
“This will help us to prepare responsive proposals or bids. It will give the idea how to prepare a more advantageous bid,” stated the top World Bank official.
“The World Bank will collaborate with PPCC to create enlightenment for fragile countries in the procurement sector such as Liberia. But remember, there is always the need for collaboration in bidding processes,” Mr. Afuye added.
In brief remarks, Mr. Daniel Osei-Boakye, senior procurement at the African Development Bank-Liberia, said the forum presents great opportunities for the private sector.