PPADB ordered to reconsider Zac tender

PPADB Headquarters. PIC: KABO MPAETONA
PPADB Headquarters. PIC: KABO MPAETONA

The Court of Appeal yesterday set aside the decision of the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) to refuse to award a multi-million Pula tender to Zac Construction Company.

It ruled that the tender bid for the construction of a P390 million infrastructure development for the Ministry of Lands in Metsimotlhabe Block 4 should be remitted to the PPADB for reconsideration. The tender included 52 kilometres of roads and storm water reticulation, sewer reticulation and telecommunications civil works.

As a result of the judgement, Zac Construction will be required to resend the tender documents to the PPADB for fresh adjudication, which will decide whether the company complies with all the requirements of the Invitation To Tender (ITT).

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