Public procurement is the process through which hard-earned taxpayers’ monies are used to better the lives of its citizens. Contemporary public procurement has gone beyond just buying goods, works, and services. Developed countries like France, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, for example, are now using public procurement to mitigate climate change, fight corruption, bribery, human trafficking, or child labor.
A Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
Accountability Lab has announced the opening of the period for nomination for its 2018 integrity Idol Liberia award.
In its third year of honoring honest civil and public servants in Liberia, the 2017 Integrity Idol award has been given to Rebecca Scotland, an instructor of physician assistants at the Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts.
Like warding off infection in a patient, Rebecca Scotland wants to sanitize the process of becoming a nurse. On Friday, she was crowned the winner of Integrity Idol Liberia, the country’s third campaign to celebrate honest public officials.
Today’s featured Integrity Idol finalist, Rebecca Scotland, is a physician’s assistant instructor at the Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts.
Today’s featured Integrity Idol finalist, Jefferson Dolo, is the acting Chief of Procurement at the Liberia National Police.
Integrity Idol 2017 is a nationwide citizen campaign to highlight the most honest government officials in Liberia. Every day, for five days, The Bush Chicken will feature a short bio and a video of each finalist. Anyone can vote for their favorite idol.