The public, especially the business community and Procuring Organizations are hereby informed to kindly take note of the following: all procurement submissions for request for approval shall be reviewed by a committee and henceforth will be officially stamped and signed solely by either of the following Directors:
- Director– Compliance and Procurement Practices
- Director– Procurement Policy and Operations.
Any approval not signed and stamped by a director should be considered invalid and not honored by the Authority; and by extension should not be honored by the Procuring Organizations.
Furthermore, the Procuring Organizations are henceforth urged to report any evidence of inconsistency contradictory to this press release.
Management continues to seek your support in ensuring that procurement processes in the public sector are open, fair, and transparent and that they deliver best value for money.
Gambia Public Procurement Authority