Senate president Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan said the procurement reforms will make the process better and faster © AFP/Getty Images
Senate president Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan said the procurement reforms will make the process better and faster © AFP/Getty Images

Nigeria's procurement reforms aim to end ‘bottlenecks’

Nigeria’s Senate has passed a bill to amend public procurement rules to relieve “bottlenecks” in the process.

The Senate agreed that local contractors should be paid a 30% “mobilisation fee” as part of the bill to incentivise suppliers to move quickly when they are awarded federal government contracts.

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