Millions of dollars get wasted due to inefficient and ineffective procurement structures,
committees, policies and procedures. Against this backdrop the study assessed
procurement committees and procurement laws in the northern region of Ghana by
specifically determining the level at which the procurement committees comply with the
contract value threshold in the Northern region, examining whether there are significant
differences in the use procurement methods in reducing corruption and to identify the
challenges confronting the procurement committees in complying with the contract value
threshold. The study adopted mixed research design with a sample size of 127. The study
employed compliance index, one way ANOVA, and five points Likert Scale in addition to
Kendall’s coefficient of concordance to achieve the three specific objectives.The study
revealed that only four MMDAs namely Gusheigu Municipality, Kumbungu District, Mion
District, and Saboba District have high compliance level with Kumbungu District having
the highest compliance index (index of 0.81) among the MMDAs studied with the
remaining MMDAs having moderate compliance. We found out that the overall
compliance among the MMDAs in the Northern Region of Ghana of Ghana is moderate.
Also,study revealed that there are statistically significance differences among the methods
of procurement in reducing corruption. The study found out that Two Stage Tendering
Method reduces corruption compared to other methods.The study further revealed that
Political interference is the most pressing challenge while delay in the release of
procurement reports being the least pressing challenge.The study recommends that
procurement supervision at the MMDAs level should be strengthened by the Public
Procurement Authority and the Ministry of Local Government.
KARIM, M (2021). Assessing Procurement Committees And Procurmeent Laws In The Northern Region Of Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessing-procurement-committees-and-procurmeent-laws-in-the-northern-region-of-ghana
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KARIM, MOHAMMED . "Assessing Procurement Committees And Procurmeent Laws In The Northern Region Of Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/assessing-procurement-committees-and-procurmeent-laws-in-the-northern-region-of-ghana