Five members of staff of the Procurement Department in FIIRO attended a three-day certificate course organized by the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria in Nassarawa state. The course is centered on combating corruption in public procurement. It will also serve as a good backup for the detailed knowledge the five of them have in the Procurement Act of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Speaking after the training, one of the participants expressed delight for been a beneficiary, adding that it was an eye opener to further familiarize them with checks and balances in procurement procedures and practices. Expressing her views over the training and similar ones conducted so far, the Ag. Director General, Dr.(Mrs.) Yemisi Asagbra said the training is one of the numerous steps being taken to broaden staff knowledge in their areas of expertise for optimum performance, with the view of attaining global best practices.