Public and Private Development Centre LTD (PPDC)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: Head Office: 10, Ojike lane (Opposite CPM Church)
P.O. Box 13097 Umungasi Aba,Abia State


Abuja Office: 1st floor U.A.C Building Central Business Area 272/273, Abuja
Country: Nigeria
Region: Western Africa
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UN Languages: English
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Areas:
  • Education
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Rule of Law, Governance'
Short description:
To activate and sustain the emergence of empowered citizenship participation, through which good governance, sustainable development and a life of dignity can be attained by all. We see improved citizenship participation in governance as a needed strategy to improve transparency and accountability, reduce corruption and deliver good governance.


Achievements
1.Our legislative advocacy efforts led to the statutory provisions for CSO and professional body observation and monitoring of public procurement process in the Public Procurement Act 2007.
2. Similar Efforts of our personnel saw to the inclusion of a right to sue and compel implementation of the provisions of the fiscal Responsibility Act 2007 for every Nigerian tax paying citizen, provisions that include that the fiscal strategy paper reflect the objectives of chapter 11 of the constitution.
3. We pioneered the formation of the first coalition of CSOs and professional bodies now engaged in public procurement watch called the National Public Procurement Platform. This platform has developed detailed checklist for public procurement observers and a code of conduct for observers approved and published by the Bureau for Public Procurement and now enforced. In addition to continuously acting as a strong voice in the public procurement arena, currently engaging the National Assembly on proposed amendments to the Public Procurement Act 2007.
4. PPDC designed and is implementing on the platform of the Zero Corruption Coalition HOMEVIDA. These movie prizes are being endowed in the name of and to promote ideals for which specific agencies in the Nigerian Integrity system were established.
5. Successfully conducted a review of the public finance framework of the government of Abia state, through an extensively consultative process that involved surveys, of public officials, private sector participants and CSOs, consultative workshops and interviews and produced an outstanding report with recommendations the state has committed to implementing.
7. Improving capacity of many NGOs, public organizations and private sector associations in anti corruption and integrity programming, and about to publish the first comprehensive Nigerian Anti Corruption Handbook.


The Public and private Development Centre (PPDC) programs are currently grouped into two flagship efforts which are
1. The Nigerian Procurement Monitoring Program deploys ICT tools and builds the capacity of citizens to participate in governance by monitoring the process through which government awards contracts; thus promoting accountability, transparency and probity that reduces corruption and increases socio-economic development.
2. The Home Video Integrity Awards (HOMEVIDA) is an annual competitive film award that rewards Nigerian films that promote specifically identified integrity values and holds annual short script competitions amongst young people; winning scripts, using a grant are produced into short films.
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