PPP & Multilateral/Special Duties

PPP/M&SD is one of the units under the Office of the Managing Director / CEO. The Unit has three core functions or work streams namely:
• Public Private Partnership
• Collaboration and Partnership with Multilateral bodies, and
• Ad hoc duties.

Subdivisions in each of the work streams are given below.

a) Public Private Partnership
• Alternative procurement option for works/infrastructure and services, one of its benefits is to
relieve pressure on public finance, FGN policy
• Move away from cost centres to revenue centres
• Prior to 2012, PPP activities were undertaken but not under a formalized arrangement/structure.
The unit was designed to operate under the direct supervision of the MD/CEO has two branches namely:
1) Project Development (Pipeline project) and
2) Project Monitoring, Evaluation and Compliance (Project Implementation).

The schedule of responsibilities given in the directive includes:
a. Identifying, prioritizing, selecting and developing framework for public-private partnership.
b. Assessing the current status and performance of infrastructure in relevant sectors
c. Assessing the policy, legal and institutional environment for involving the private sector in the
provision of infrastructure
d. Negotiating / re-negotiating of all PPP projects using financial models to ensure viability;
e. Analyzing all PPP projects with a view to determining the participation of each party in the
procurement arrangement
f. Evaluating projects in the capital budget and suggesting those that can be undertaken through PPP.
g. Ensuring that all PPP projects are included in the mid-term Expenditure framework for continuity
h. Undertaking financial and credit risk assessment in all PPP transactions
i. Assessing , evaluating and managing post –contract activities
j. Assisting policy makers in developing the required strategies for increased private sector
participation in infrastructure service, including contract monitoring and
k. Any other assignment relevant to the functions of the unit assigned by the Managing Director/Chief
Executive Officer.

Pipeline Projects:
a. Performance based road maintenance contracting
b. Area based management contract
c. Trailer Parks
d. Maintain Operate Transfer (MOT) Currently on hold, reached bid evaluation stage
e. International Vehicle Transit charge (IVTC) Currently on hold, preliminary feasibility studied done

b) Multilateral Duties
The Unit interfaces with multilateral bodies including national and international corporate bodies to
develop partnership and collaboration programmes that seek to
• improve the management of road assets
• build institutional capacity, and
• internally generate revenue for the Agency.

The programmes are subdivided as follows
I. International Programme
II. National programme
III. Hybrid programme

c) Special Duties
This covers particular assignments undertaken by the Unit and subdivided as follows:
I. In house duties, and
II. Ad hoc Duties

I. In house Duties include membership of the following standing Committees
a. Procurement Planning
b. Budget
c. Think tank
d. Staff Welfare
e. Management Information System
f. Geographic Information System

II. Ad hoc Duties
Presentations at local and international conferences, seminars, and workshops. It also includes
institutional capacity building within the Agency in the use of road inventory and condition data gathering
equipment, and training on requisite skills for developing PPP transactions.