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Investigative officers receive training on procurement

The Deputy Director DCI, Mr Ireri Kamwende today officiated over the opening of a two-day training on procurement related investigations.

The training focused only on the Directorate Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers at the DCI Academy.

The course, which will see officers drawn from the Economic Crimes Unit undertake the training, is facilitated by the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA), and it is expected to develop the capacity of the participants and impact them with the necessary knowledge in the field of procurement.

Among the significant units the participants will be taken through include procurement methods, overview of the standard tender documents, evaluation of bids, contract management and procurement fraud among others.

While presiding over the opening of the training on procurement, Mr. Kamwende acknowledged that procurement-related investigation is very vital in fighting corruption and other vices within Government institutions, and urged the officers to utilize the opportunity and enhance their investigative knowledge in the field.

Also present during the ceremony was PPRA’s Deputy Director, Capacity Building and Ag. Principal Compliance Officer, Special Audits Mr. Stephen Koech.

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