Effect of Ethics and Integrity on Good Public Procurement System

  • OU Akaninyene
  • J Mark
Keywords: Ethics, integrity, good public procurement, accountability, transparency.

Abstract

This study aimed at exposing the effect of ethics and integrity on good public procurement system in Nigeria. Data for the study were collected through a structured questionnaire administered on eighty-two (82) officers of the Bureau for Public Procurement in Abuja, Nigeria. The data generated were analysed with the Pearson Product Moment Coefficient of Correlation. Our findings revealed that ethics, accountability, and transparency of public procurement system in Nigeria. In view of the above, the paper recommended that fairness and impartiality should be enshrined in public procurement in Nigeria; there should be proper re-orientation of public procurement officers on the need for consistency and transparency in procurement procedure; and regulatory authorities should ensure that legislative obligations and policies on public procurement are fully enforced.

Key words: Ethics, integrity, good public procurement, accountability, transparency.

Published
2015-03-06
Section
Articles

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