2018 Annual Public Procurement Assessment Report

The National Public Procurement Authority is a critical oversight institution whose overarching mandate rests on the pillars of competition, transparency, fairness, probity and accountability in public sector procurement. In short, ensuring good governance. It was established by the Government of Sierra Leone under the Public Procurement Act.



The Vision of the National Public Procurement Authority is to ensure full compliance by all procuring entities, suppliers, contractors, consultants and other parties in public procurement with the requirements of the Public Procurement Act 2016 and its regulatory instruments in order to ensure competitiveness, transparency, accountability and value for money in government expenditures, which are the prerequisites for good governance.


“To regulate and monitor public procurement in Sierra Leone and to advise Government on issues relating to public procurement.”


The values of the National Public Procurement Authority are:

  • Transparency
  • Fairness
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity

We take this opportunity to thank our donor partners especially those funding the PFMIC project for their invaluable and timely support which enabled NPPA to undertake this assessment and produce this report.

2018 Annual Public Procurement Assessment Report
An overview of public procurement activities undertaken in 2018
Funded by the Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project.
List of Acronyms and Defination of Key terms

Forward from CEO of NPPA

Except  Corruption is eliminated, every other thing would be a mockery of resolved intention for transparency and accountability ”

H E Rtd.Brigadier Julius Maada Bio