Sh9bn laptop plan hit by tender hitch

A pupil types on a laptop. The Sh9.7 billion laptop project has run into a procurement crisis after all bidders quoted more money than the budget. FILE

What you need to know:

  • The Ministry of Education officially opened the tender for the procurement of 1.3 million laptops on Tuesday.
  • Education PS Belio Kipsang’ said Wednesday he was waiting for the final tender committee report.

The Sh9.7 billion laptop project has run into a procurement crisis after all bidders quoted more money than the budget.

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