Lagos State Procurement Agency has played a major role in midwifing a change in the conduct of Government business, particularly in the drive towards increased accountability, competitiveness, inclusiveness and transparency.
Lagos State Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola said this today at the opening ceremony of a three day Procurement Planning Clinic Organised by the Lagos State Public Procurement Agency for Procurement Officers in Lagos.
According to the Head of Service, this is in alignment with the drive of the State Government towards achieving a twenty-first century Economy as contained in the six-point THEMES agenda of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
While charging procurement officers to take advantage of the opportunity training, Commissioner for Finance, Rabiu Olowo, who was represented by Permanent Secretary Debt Office, Ige Olujimi, said the training was timely and would prepare the officers to meet up with the realities of procurement in the Twenty-first Century.
Earlier, in his address, General Manager, Lagos State Procurement Agency, Fatai Onafowote said the three-day procurement Planning Clinic was designed to scrutinise and review the Procurement plans of each ministry, Departments and Agency of the State government.