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Business News of Thursday, 19 November 2020


Government must switch to e-procurement - Marketing Consultant

Senior Lecturer and Marketing Consultant of the Christian Service University College, Nana Danso, has advised government to employ e-procurement, as a necessary tool to aid in government spending.

According to him, the non-realization of the actual potential of e-procurement to boost the overall economy in the public sector in Ghana signifies a gap in research that needs to be filled.

This revelation was made known in a research paper on evaluating e-procurement impact in the public sector published in the Archives of Business Review.

He believes but for accountability and transparency, government needs to use e-procurement system, given the large sums of public monies being used in procurement.

The research, which is co-authored by Eric Ahudey and Andrews Ohene Darteh, both lecturers at the university college stressed that procurement processes are at the centre of most governmental hence, the need to have a system that would win the confidence of citizens.

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