Gov’t entities frustrate PPADB

In the news: The Boatle bridge embankment collapsed after rains last year. Public procuring entities are generally sloth to submit “End of Activity Reports” and have a poor track record of monitoring contractors PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
In the news: The Boatle bridge embankment collapsed after rains last year. Public procuring entities are generally sloth to submit “End of Activity Reports” and have a poor track record of monitoring contractors PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Procuring entities such as ministries and local authorities continue to vex the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) through poor monitoring of contractors and persisting with requests for retroactive spending.

The two issues have perennially come up each time the PPADB reports on the state of public procurement and continue despite the Board’s remonstrations.

In the latest update, PPADB acting executive chair, Tumelo Motsumi said submissions of end of activity reports by procuring entities remained a challenge, explaining that this hampered the performance monitoring of contractors in the implementation of government projects.

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