PPDA GETS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has inaugurated a new board of directors for the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Authority (PPDA).The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the minister of state for finance in charge of general duties Hon.Gabriel Ajedra at the Ministry’s offices in Kampala.
The team of seven (7) members include;
|1.||Mr. Julius K. Ishungisa||Institute of Certified Public Accountants||Chairperson|
|2.||Eng. Bwanga George William||Engineers Registration Board||Member|
|3.||Arch.Dorothy Abola||Architects Registration Board||Member|
|4.||Ms.Namakiika Ritah||Uganda Law Society||Member|
|5.||Mr.Godfrey B. Ssemugooma||Ministry of Finance ,Planning and Economic Development||Member|
|6.||Hon.Xavier Kyooma Akampurira||Ministry of Finance ,Planning and Economic Development||Member|
|7.||Dr. Levi Kabagambe Bategeka||Ministry of Finance ,Planning and Economic Development||Member|
While inaugurating the team on Monday, Mr.Ajedra said: “Any complaints and matters arising from procurement and disposal processes must be handled expeditiously, professionally, transparently and with a high level of accountability to the satisfaction of all parties.”
He urged the team to find Innovative mechanisms of reducing procurement related corruption and increase participation of local firms in public tenders.
Mr Ishungisa the new chairperson of the board of directors promised to work with all stakeholders and ensure that PPDA facilitates efficient and speedy delivery of services to the population.
The new team was inaugurated at a time when PPDA (Amendment) Bill, 2019 is to be presented to parliament for consideration.