Causes of Abandonment of Projects in Nigeria and Avoidance Strategies (from the Perspective of the Consultant)
(A Division of The Nigerian Society of Engineers)
3 – Day National Workshop on Strategies for Avoiding Abandoned Projects in Nigeria
21st - 23rd October 2003
CAUSES OF ABANDONMENT OF PROJECTS IN NIGERIA AND AVOIDANCE STRATEGIES (FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANT)
- By Engr. N C Okide
Abandonment of projects has become a national menace in Nigeria’s infrastructural development. The purpose of this paper is to look at the causes for such abandonment and to discuss avoidance strategies from the perspective of the consultant.
Projects are usually abandoned in Nigeria due to one or a combination of the following causes: -
1. Improper project/contract …show more content…
The selection of inadequate or inexperienced project manager and consultants on a project could lead to the later abandonment of that project.
2.2 Project Organisation and Procedures
The project manager must at inception prepare a project organisation chart, detailing roles and responsibilities of all the project team members as well as the names of organisations involved for the project delivery.
The project or contract management procedures to be adopted for a successful completion of the project are as follows: -
Describe for the whole project or part of the project the proposed or agreed procurement approach, including: -
Method of appointment of