Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Procurement

Welcome

The Federal University Dutsin-Ma is one of the nine Federal Universities whose establishment and location were approved by the Federal Executive Council of the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at its 44th meeting held on 22nd December, 2010 for the purpose of ensuring equity in the distribution of federally own Universities and improving access to University education. The University, in its desire to use the best practices in procurement and to totally conform to the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and associated regulations made therefore, has set out a Procurement Procedure. The overall objective is to ensure that value for money is obtained through efficiency, fair access to bids and transparency. Therefore, except as otherwise provided in the Public Procurement regulations, the University uses open competitive bidding for the procurement of goods and works and related services.
The Vice Chancellor, who is the Chief Accounting Officer, is the person responsible for supervision of all procurement activities in the University. Procurement Directorate and the University Tender Board were established in 2011 as one of the founding Directorates of the University for the purpose of ensuring that transparency and due process are followed in all procurement activities of the University as guided by the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and monitored by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).

AIMS & OBJECTIVES
The Directorate is to ensure that value for money is obtained through:
Efficiency.
Fairness.
Transparency.
Reliability.
Accountability and
Ethical standards.

The University as a Procuring Entity is guided in all its operations by Public Procurement Act, 2007,  and by other regulations on procurement of goods, works and services issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) pursuant to the Act.

ORGANISATION OF PROCUREMENT OPERATIONS

  1. Actual procurement activities are all carried out by the Procuring Entity, Federal University Dutsin-Ma through the Procurement Directorate.
  2. The Vice Chancellor, who is the accounting officer, is the person responsible for supervision of all procurement activities in the University.
  3. The Procurement Directorate serves as the secretariat of the Procurement Planning Committee (PPC), Tenders Board and the Director of Procurement is a non-voting member and secretary of the Procurement Planning Committee (PPC) & Tenders Board.
  4. The Procurement Directorate is mandated with the responsibility of processing all procurement activities in the University.