Why Ruto must keep his eyes on public procurement reforms
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Nairobi, Jan. 26 -- In 2019, then Deputy President William Ruto directed all public entities to publish information on beneficiaries of complex public procurement contracts.
This was part of a push to bring to light the contract details of mega projects like the standard gauge railway (SGR) and the Nairobi Express Way for public scrutiny and accountability.
Due to the huge sums of money involved, public procurement remains one of the most vulnerable enterprises to corruption across the globe.
Public procurement reforms in Kenya have come a long way - from a crude system with no regulations to the present legally regulated procurement system.
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