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To cause something to happen; to find and obtain something or someone.

Procure refers to commencing a proceeding; bringing about a result; persuading, inducing, or causing a person to do a particular act; obtaining possession or control over an item; or making a person available for sexual intercourse.

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Mustapha who was represented by the Director, office to the SGF, Mbaeri Nnamdi, further said the government's position is to ensure that procurement processes are perfected in such a way that corruption antics will be reduced drastically.
The Minister of State in-charge of Public Procurement, Mrs Sarah Adwoa Safo, who was the guest speaker at the ceremony, also received the Sustainable Procurement Transformation Award.
For instance, the regulations cover procurement of goods, services or consulting services.
The following are five principles which form the essence of the procurement regime: -
admitted there were 'obvious lapses' in the procurement of Mahindra Enforcer and Mahindra Scorpio vehicles from Columbian Motors costing 1.893 billion in 2015.
The spokesman for Agriculture Department says current public procurement regime in Punjab came into force in 2009 for improving procurement governance in the province.
President Uhuru Kenyatta directed that heads of procurement and accounting units step down and be subjected to vetting as he sought to tame corruption in his administration.
Ex-chief minister Punjab at the start of April approved official procurement plan of acquiring four million tons of wheat from the farmers.
Through procurement technologies, and digital transformation, businesses can achieve real-time results and provide cost effective solutions that are easily manageable and enables organizations to measure outcomes.
'The training also covered the issues and problems related to the rules, acts and laws to the procurement agencies and the method of solutions of those problems according to SPPRA rules were also told to participants', he added.
SpendEdge sample reports are free of charge and provide insights that focus on cost-saving aspects of procurement and optimization of category spend.
Procurement is seen as helping to streamline processes, reduce raw material prices and costs, and identifying better sources of supply.

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