The Agency shall:

(a) Consider, amend and review the monetary thresholds for the application of the provisions of this Law.

(b) Approve the employment of staff of the Agency other than the Managing Director.

(c) Approve changes in the procurement process to adapt to changes in technology.

(d) Give such other directives and perform such other functions as may be necessary to achieve the objectives of this Law.

(e) Formulate the general policies and guidelines relating to public sector procurement

for the approval of the Governor, publicize the provisions of this Law.

(f) Supervise, oversee and superintend compliance by all procuring entities with the

Procurement policies of the State.

(g) Monitor the prices of tendered items and keep a database of standard prices.

(h) Publish the details of major contracts awards in the State Procurement Journal and

Or website.

(i) Publish paper and electronic editions of the State Procurement Journal and Procurement Manual and maintain an archival system for the State Procurement Journal.

(j) Carry out such other functions which are essential to run an efficient

Procurement process and the effective implementation of its functions under this

Law.

(k) Prepare quarterly report of all major procurement transactions in the State and

submit same to the Edo State Executive Council not later than 30 days from the end of

each quarter.