April 20, 2024

OGSG Opens Portal for Entrepreneurs Free Contract Application

OGSG Opens Portal for Entrepreneurs Free Contract Application

OGSG Opens Portal for Entrepreneurs Free Contract Application

The Ogun State Bureau of Public Procurement has directed entrepreneurs to register through the e-procurement portal of the State government, created for contractors and vendors to allow them bids for government contracts below N20million free of charge in determination to develop the capacity or more Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs).

This was revealed by the Director-General of the Bureau, Dr. Adesina Olanloye at a sensitisation programme in Abeokuta and Sagamu, organised for registered and prospective MSMEs operators across the three Senatorial Districts of the State.

Olanloye, who spoke on behalf of the Chairman of the Council of Public Procurement and Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mr. Olaolu Olabimtan, said it was imperative for contractors, vendors and other service providers to understand their roles and key into value for money initiative of the present administration.

Engr. Bashiru Olayiwola, Procurement Reform Specialist, in his remark implored all the contractors and vendors to get acquainted with the Procurement Law of the State, as well as have basic knowledge of the internet to be able to operate the e-Procurement portal.

Also speaking, the Director, Digital Procurement, Mr. Akinbode Ayomikun, highlighted some of the criteria that must be met before they could partner with the State government to include, having a functioning Gmail account, full registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), bank account number that matches the company’s name, evidence of tax clearance, among others.

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