Who We Are

To investigate and keep under review levels of compliance with the Board’s procurement policies, principles, guidelines, standards and directions; and. To assist in the development and delivery of training and development courses and activities relevant to the procurement operations of government agencies.

The Board

The State Procurement Act 2010 (the Act) established the State Procurement Board (the Board) to oversee procurement operations for public authorities. The Board came in to effect on the 23rd Septemberber 2010.

(a)  The Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning as Chairman;

(b)  The Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice;

(c)   The Secretary to the State Government of the State;

(d)   The Head of Service;

(e)   The Special Adviser to the Governor on Economic Planning;

(f)    Six part time members to represent:

(i)    Nigeria Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management;

(ii)     Nigeria Bar Association;

(iii) Niger State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture;

(iv)Nigeria Society of Engineers,  National Institute of Quantity Surveyors  and Nigeria Institute of Architecture.

(v)     Civil Society;

(vi)    The Nigerian Union of  Journalists (N.U.J);

(vii)   Commissioner for Environment and Forestry; and

(viii)  Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

(g)  The Director – General of the Board who shall be the Secretary of the Council.

(a)   Consider, approve and amend the monetary and prior review thresholds for the application of the provisions of this Law by procuring entities;

(b)  Consider and approve policies on public procurement;

(c)   Approve the appointment of the Directors of the Board;

(d)   Receive and consider, for approval, the audited accounts of the Public Procurement Board;

(e)    Approve changes in the procurement process to adapt to improvements in modern technology;

(f)    Give such other directives and perform such other functions as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of this Law.

(a)  The harmonization of existing government policies and practices on public procurement and ensuring probity, accountability and transparency in the procurement process;

(b)  The establishment of pricing standards and benchmarks; ensuring the application of fair, competitive, transparent, value-for-money standards and practices for the procurement and disposal of public assets; and services; and

(c)  The attainment of transparency, competitiveness, cost effectiveness and professionalism in the public sector procurement system.

(1)   The provisions of this Law shall apply to all procurement of goods, works, or services carried out by the State government and Local Governments and all procurement entities.

(2)   The provisions of this Law shall not apply to Constituency projects funds, Ward Development Funds, the procurement of special goods, works and services involving security unless the Governor’s express approval has been first sought and obtained.

(3)   Due process offices and Desk officers shall be established in all MDAs and Local Government Councils in the State.

Miscellaneous Provision

(1)  The fixing of the seal of the Board shall be authenticated by the signature of the Chairman, the Director – General or of any other person generally or especially authorized to act for that purpose by the Council.

(2)   Any contract or instrument which, if made or executed by a person not being a body corporate, would not be required to be under seal may be made or executed on behalf of the Board by the Director – General or any person generally or specially authorized to act for that purpose by the Council.

(3)   Any document purporting to be a document duly executed under the seal of the Boards shall be received in evidence and shall, unless and until the contrary is proved, be presumed to be so executed.

(4)   The validity of any proceeding of Council or of a Committee thereof shall not be adversely affected by any vacancy in the membership of the Council or Committee, or by any defect in the appointment of a member of the Council or of a Committee, or by reason that a person not entitled to do so took part in the proceedings of the Council or Committee.


A bill to provide for public procurement 2010



Draft Niger State Request for Quotations

Draft Niger State SBDs for Goods

Draft Niger State Bidding Document for Works

Standard Evaluation Forms for Goods & Works

Standard Evaluation forms for Services

Regulations Niger State Public Procurement Regulations for Goods, Works and Services 2014