The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has honoured four participants in its conversion training for their excellent performance in its two most recent training exercises.

At a brief ceremony in Abuja on 28 February 2017, the four new entrants into the Procurement Cadre of the federal public service were each presented with a certificate and plaque, by the Bureau’s Director-general, Ahmadu Mamman, FNIQS, having been adjudged as the best male and female trainees at the programmes. The programmes, in two batches (Batch 1 held from 22nd May to 3rd June 2016 and Batch 2, held from 21st November, 2016 to 2nd December, 2016) took place at the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), Topo-Badagary, Lagos State.

Those honoured were:


1.    John Ikechuukwu Njoku (National Boundary Commission, Abuja)

2.    Eke Labija Cole (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria)

3.    Kangkum Noel Yilep (Standards Organization of Nigeria)

4.    Asija Abiodun Esther (National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons)


Representatives of the organizations to which the honourees are affiliated as procurement officers, including the Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, and members of the BPP management team graced the ceremony.

L-R: DG, BPP, Mr Mamman Ahmadu, FNIQS, one of the honourees & the VC, ABU, Zaria, Prof. Garba Ibrahim

  L-R: John Ikechuukwu Njoku, Asije Abiodun Esther,  Eke Labija Cole, and Kangkum Noel Yilep  


R-L: Engr. Babatunde Kuye, Engr. E.J. Obasi and Engr. Ishaq Yahaya

R-L: Mr. Sule Habu Ningi, Mrs. Amaka Obinna and Mr. Adebisi Francis