According to the Law, the activities of the Plateau State Bureau of Public procurement include:


  • Consider, amend and review the monetary threshold for application by the procuring entities subject to approval by the Board.
  • Approve the employment of staff of the Bureau other than the Director General and other Directors.
  • Approve changes in procurement process to adapt to changes in technology;
  • Give such other directives and perform such other functions as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of this law.
  • Formulate the general policies and guidelines relating to public sector procurement for the approval of the Board.
  • Publicise the provisions of this law
  • Certify all State procurements prior to, during and after the award of any contract;
  • Supervise the implementation of established procurement policies;
  • Oversee and superintend compliance by all procuring entities with the procurement policies of the State
  • Monitor the prices of tendered items and keep a database of standard prices;
  • Publish the details of major contracts in the proposed State procurement standard journal;
  • Publish paper and electronic editions of the proposed state procurement journals and Procurement Manual and maintain an archival system for the State Procurement journal; and
  • Carry out such other functions which are essential to run an efficient procurement process and the effective implementation of its functions as detailed in this law.


  • Consider, set, amend and review prior threshold for the application of the provisions of this law for implementation by procuring entities;
  • Consider and approve policies on public procurement;
  • Make recommendations in respect of any procurement guidelines or regulations to be made pursuant to the provisions in this Law;
  • Approve the employment of the Directors of the Plateau state Public procurement Bureau;
  • Receive and consider, for approval, the audited accounts of the Plateau State public procurement Bureau; and
  • Give such other directives and or perform such other functions not being inconsistent with the provisions of this law, as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of this law