Tender information leakages haunt PPADB

John addressing members of the press. PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME
John addressing members of the press. PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME

The Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Board (PPADB) says it is grappling to curtail the overwhelming tide of premature information leakages during the evaluation and adjudication of tenders.

According to the executive chairperson of PPADB, Bridget John, premature leaking of information at evaluation and adjudication stages disrupted project implementation with bid losers running to courts to seek interdicts.

She said leaking of information did not only present ethical problems but also exposed PPADB to litigation, which led to project implementation delays.

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