African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4050

Article in Press

Barriers to Plant and Equipment Procurement in Tertiary Institutions, Kaduna State as case study

Bashir Garba.I1, Muhammad Dauda 2, F.O. Anafi 3, Bello Sabo 3

  •  Received: 11 August 2018
  •  Accepted: 31 August 2018
This research aims to contribute to the development of a solution to the barriers that can create a direct and indirect impact of various forms of plant and equipment procurement in Kaduna state Tertiary Institutions (2015) in relation to, need assessment, delay in completion, costs and non-conformance with specification by suppliers and installation related issues, likewise the involvement of professionals in procurement activities. Questioner’s, interview, stakeholder’s information and procurements records were used to generate data to ascertain the present barriers so as to identify strengths and weaknesses of the organizations, results were analyzed using various statistical tools to establish the existence of these barriers. The knowledge of the existence of these barriers was used to provide a solution for future reoccurrences.

Keywords: Procurement, Equipment, Plant, Need Assessment,