Office of the Vice-Chancellor

Public Procurement and Research Centre


The Public Procurement Research Centre, Federal University of Technology, Owerri was commissioned on 8th October 2012 by the United Nation Development Programme Country Representative in the presence of the Centre initiator, the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) and dignitaries from National Assembly, Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Federal government.


It is envisioned that the PPRC will be the premier academic source for advancing public sector procurement in Africa.


To provide the public procurement community quality research, advanced educational opportunities, and continued professional development by advancing theoretical and practical knowledge in public procurement.


To Educate, Research, and Empower the Public Procurement Profession in order to achieve value for money in all procurements and disposals.

Director PPRC

Engr. Prof. Remy Uche, FNSE, JP, KSJI, PHF

Director, Public Procurement and Research Centre

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