The Director Common of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Fee (ICRC), Michael Ohiani has sought the partnership of the Bureau for Public Procurement (BPP) in infrastructure improvement utilizing non-public sector funding.
Ohiani who led a workforce of ICRC administration workers on a courtesy go to to the BPP DG, Mr Mamman Ahmadu, stated because of the strategic significance of each businesses, there may be have to deepen collaboration.
In an announcement signed by Ag. Head, Media and Publicity, Patrick Ederaro, the Fee’s helmsman stated that the BPP had been an immense contributor to the work of the ICRC through the years, including that deeper collaboration would result in extra effectivity in delivering Public Non-public Partnership (PPP) Tasks.
“In view of the strategic place your group takes within the Nigerian financial system and taking into account that we’re additionally a regulator of procurement, we determined to pay a courtesy go to and see how we will collaborate additional.
“We’re additionally right here due to the necessity for the 2 businesses to have synergy. Sure we have already got current collaboration however we wish to deepen it and faucet from our workforce of consultants,” he stated.
He used the chance to intimate the BPP boss who’s a former lecturer on the existence of a coaching faculty established by ICRC, stressing that the college may make the most of his huge expertise.
On his half, Ahmadu stated there was want for collaboration between each businesses.
“We’re doing precisely the identical factor apart from technique and line of funding. If the funding is from public assets it involves BPP, if the funding is from non-public sector it involves ICRC.
“The strategies of analysis are completely different however they’re principally the identical. We are attempting to ship providers via initiatives to the nation,” he stated.
He stated that the present issues of Nigeria couldn’t be solved with out making reference to historical past, mentioning that historical past gives a platform to look at the place you might be coming from and plan for the long run.