Procurement Tribunal slams FCC on P32m tender

Under fire: The Public Procurement Tribunal came down hard on the FCC
Under fire: The Public Procurement Tribunal came down hard on the FCC

The new Public Procurement Tribunal has come down hard on the Francistown City Council (FCC) for the “grossly irregular, bordering on incompetence” way in which a P32 million tender for the city was handled.

The tender, which involves the valuation of properties in the city and the production of a valuation roll for rates, was due to run between October and November 2022.

The Procurement Tribunal, a new entity under the amended Public Procurement Act, has been handling several tender cases and its May 13 judgment against the FCC is one of the first to hit the headlines.


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