PPADB inundated with lawsuits


The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) was faced with nine lawsuits during the 2016/17 financial year involving tender adjudication decisions.

The Board’s latest annual report shows that PPADB lost one case, while two cases were withdrawn by the complainants, and six are ongoing.

According to PPADB’s executive chairperson, Bridget John, a total of seven cases were carried forward from the previous years, four of which were completed and ruled in favour of PPADB, while two were settled out of court and one ongoing. “The cases were initiated by bidders who lost tenders due to disqualification at compliance stage,” she said.

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