The open contracting portal has enabled Kshs 911,367,524.78 million ($8,968,101.60) worth of tenders open for bidding by the public.
It is now official. Makueni has fully gone into open contracting. Our #opencontracting data portal is now LIVE vide: https://t.co/VAhWCRtT0e@governorkibwana @hivosroea @KenyaGovernors @MoICTKenya @mknassembly @MbiluDouglas pic.twitter.com/2idxdKlsod
— Makueni County Government (@OfficialMakueni) December 9, 2019
Officially launched to commemorate 2019’s International Anti-Corruption Day, the online tenders portal has been lauded by government officials and others alike as a step in the right direction to curb corruption and allow for transparency in the tenders’ bidding process for the community.