Chief Executive

Chief Executive

Mr. Bashirou A. Bakobako is the Chief Executive. He joined the Benin Procurement Bureau (BPB) as Chief Executive in June 2018. Before joining BPB, he had worked for Pro-Credit Bank, United Bank of Africa for a period of two (2) years. He later joined the Benin Civil Service and worked for about seven (7) years as Procurement Officer and Headed the procurement Unit at the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. At the Benin Correctional Services (BLCS), he was promoted to Senior Procurement Officer where he spent his two last years.

Mr. Bashirou A. Bakobako holds a Masters’s degree in Development Management and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Procurement from the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM), University of Benin.

Mr. Bashirou A. Bakobako is proud of his recent engagement with procurement practitioners of all MDAs which ensures transparency and accountability in public procurement. He is very passionate about ensuring the effectiveness of BPB as a regulator and monitor of public procurement in Benin, and principal adviser to the Government of Benin on all procurement activities.