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 International Journal of Economic and Business Management Vol. 2(3), pp. 25-34,

 September, 2014. ISSN: 2384-6151 ©2014 Academic Research Journals


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An Assessment of Non-Compliance with Procurement Proceedings in Procurement of Works in Nigeria


1Ademola Eyitope, Ojo and 2Ajibola Moses, Gbadebo


1Physical Planning Department, Federal University, Oye Ekiti. Ekiti State Nigeria.

Corresponding author’ s Email: ojconnect2@yahoo.com

2Department of Quantity Surveying, The Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti ,State Nigeria.

E-mail: ajibolagbadebo@yahoo.com


Accepted 1 September 2014



As part of public finance reform in Nigeria, procurement in the public sector was strengthened through enactment of Public Procurement Act, 2007, which details principles process and procedure to undertaken. However, experience has shown that inherent principles of transparency, efficiency and value for money have been a challenge orchestrated by non-compliance with procedures. This research therefore assessed areas/stages and reasons for non-compliance in the procurement proceedings of procurement of works in Nigeria. Using extensive review of related literature as well as eliciting of primary data through structured questionnaires administered to stratified and randomly selected 100 stakeholders’ respondents, mean score ranking was used to establish areas/stage and reasons non-compliance significant are bid open/evaluation and reporting, procurement procedure, and political party or authority influence of decisions are significant while correlation analysis instituted the strength and direction of positive linear relationship between the variables/ perceptions of public and private sector respondents, and Analysis of variance (ANOVA) indicated there is statistical significant difference areas/stage and reasons among variables and compared groups respectively . The study concluded by recommending strengthening transparent and objective competitive bidding process, establish structure that will exclude political influences and complexities in managing the procurement processes.

Keywords: Competitive Bidding, Compliance, Construction Contract, Procurement Proceeding, Ondo State.


Cite This Article as: Ademola Eyitope, Ojo and Ajibola Moses, Gbadebo (2014). Use An Assessment of Non-Compliance with Procurement Proceedings in Procurement of Works in Nigeria. Inter. J. Econ. Bus. Manage. 2(3): 25-34.




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