Stakeholders from the public and private sector have come together to address issues around the resolution of disputes arising from the award and execution of government contracts in order to check the perennial issues of abandonment of projects and cost overrun.
The stakeholders which include the Federal Ministry of Justice, Ministry of FCT, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bureau of Public Procurement, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators, Nigerian Bar Association, JICAM, etc met on the 28th of February 2019, under the auspices of the Stakeholders Committee on Government Contract Dispute Resolution to announce a National Workshop to be held at the Abuja Trade and Convention Centre on the 7th and 8th of May 2019.
The aim of this Workshop is for major stakeholders in Nigeria to brainstorm and address how disputes arising from government contracts can be resolved speedily
The registration fee is N150,000 (One hundred and fifty thousand Naira) only which covers tea breaks and lunch, workshop materials and manuals on effective resolution of conflicts.
The Chairman of the Steering Committee, Mallam Bukhari Bello, CON (Chairman of FRSC Board), on behalf of the Committee, invites Company Secretaries, Private Legal Practitioners, Contractors, Legal Advisers of Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government and Dispute Resolution practitioners and the public to register and attend the workshop.
Prince Adetokumbo Kayode, SAN CON
President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry