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Due Process and Project Monitoring Bureau

Mission:  To use the Due Process mechanism to re-establish and sustain an open transparent competitive procurement system that upholds budget discipline, ensure speedy implementation of project and are integrity- driven in order to achieve value for money out comes without sacrificing quality and standards.

 

 Vision: Discipline and integrity driven state public service, where the entire process of public contracting is governed by the principles of transparency competition and value for money thereby ensuring optimal utilization of public funds.

 

Values: The core values of the Due Process include leadership by example, transparency, quality, accountability, effectiveness, efficiency, honesty fairness, and value-for-money.

 

Profile of the bureau:

Due process and project monitoring bureau was established under

A.                Law No. 5 of 2009 by His Excellency the Executive Governor of the state as passed by the state House of Assembly.

B.                 Reasons for the establishment, of the bureau:

(i)                 To ensure the existence of harmonized and periodically updated policies and guideline on public procurement in the state in accordance with best practices.

(ii)               To strictly enforce the Due Process principles of transparency, competition, efficiency and value-for-money in the execution of contracts for supplies works and services in the state.

(iii)             To ensure that packing and implementation match the defined priorities and targets as set out in annual appropriation law of the state.

(iv)             To prevent extra budgetary spending by ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAS) in the state by ensuring that only projects contained in the approved budget or supported by appropriate financial warrants are executed.

(v)               To ensure value for money in the implementation of projects, procurements, or service and to prevent contract inflation by ensuring cost reasonableness accuracy and comparability of public contracts with national regional and global costs.

 

 

C.                Functions:

i.                    Regulate and set standards to enforce harmonized bidding and tendering process in the state.

ii.                  Enforce general policies and guidelines on procurements of goods, services and construction works by all government agencies.

iii.                Monitor to ensure the efficient and effective implementation of all capital projects and procurements in the line with Due Process principles from point of contract award to the commissioning stage with proper documentations at all levels.

iv.                Vet and make recommendations on projects design, bills of quantities and other projects technical requirements and specifications prior to contracting and implementation.

v.                  Develop, update and maintain relevant database and technology for the state on all procurement by government agencies.

vi.                Uphold professional ethics and report erring procurement personnel, state government functionaries, departments and private sector companies and their personnel to relevant authorities for appropriate functions

vii.              Monitor prices of tendered items and provide price database advisory services to the procurering entities.

viii.            Perform procurement audits.

ix.                Coordinate trainings to promote capacity building of procurement personnel of all MDAS in the state.

x.                  To advise the government on the status of state government procurements in relation to the annual appropriations.

xi.                Provide relevant budget performance information in relation to progress on the execution of projects, procurements and service in the state to any interested persons and institutions within and outside government.

xii.              Any other task that may be entrusted to it by the government or the policy coordinating council as they relate to its Due Process functions.

 

 

Set-up:            Due   Process and Project Monitoring Bureau is headed by the Director General, appointed by His Excellency the Executive Governor, as chief executive and the accounting officer.

The immediate officer under Director General is the bureau Secretary who assists the Director General in the day to day administration of the Bureau.

Under the secretary there are six nos. principal officers as directors heading various departments, i.e. Administration and Finance, Building, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Water Engineering for its effective performance. Under these departments/directors are supporting staff handling additional units (13no.) assigned in accordance with each departments schedule to attain the bureau’s objectives.

Presently there are a total of 28No. Staff available within the bureau a part from those deployed to perform a specific function as the need arises both within and outside government.

 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

DIRECTOR GENERAL: ALHAJI ADO HUSSAINI

 

DEPARTMENTS AND PRINCIPAL STAFF                                                       

 

S/N

DEPARTMENT

STAFF

1

ADMIN AND FINANCE 

SULAIMAN  UMAR 

2

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 

ENGR. KABIRU I. MAJIA

3

CIVIL  ENGINEERING

ENGR. GAMBO  BARAU 

4

MACHANIC ENGINEERING 

ENGR. ALH. ALI  BABARU                        

5

WATER  RESOURCE             

ENGR. LABARAN  ADAMU

6

 QUANTITY  SURVEY                     

RABIU   SHAAIBU

 

The bureau since it establishment did not execute any capital project rather oversee the execution of project worth-N60 billion over a period of two years (May 2007-June 2009). List attached.

 

CONTRACT INFORMATION:

Ground floorNew State Secretariat Complex

No. 2 K/Huguma Road, P.O. BOX: 7150

Dutse, Jigawa state

.Email address:           dueprocess@jigawastate.gov.ng

                                      Website:                     www.jigawadueprocess.com