EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR APPOINTMENT OF EXTERNAL AUDITOR
1.1 In compliance with the Provisions of Section 85(3) (a) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 and the relevant guidelines of the Office of the Auditor-general for the Federation, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo requires the services of a firm of External Auditor.
1.2 Experienced and competent audit firms are invited to submit Expression of Interest for External Auditor of the College.
- SCOPE OF SERVICES
2.1 The External Auditor will be required primarily to express his opinion on the financial statements of the College.
- ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EOI documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC2 and CAC7;
b) Evidence of Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2018;
c) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018;
d) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018;
e) Copy of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018;
f) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 30/6/2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
g) Evidence of Firm’s Registration with relevant professional body i.e. ICAN/ANAN/Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria
h) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo or Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
i) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2015, 2016 & 2017.
j) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project including Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
k) Company’s profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (ICAN, ANAN, etc.).
l) Verifiable documentary evidence of similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, valuation certificates, job completion certificates;
m) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a covering/forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Numbers (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the Firm
- SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS
Interested Consultants are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to The Provost, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo and clearly marked with “External Auditor”. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box in the office of Acting Director of Procurement, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo not later than 12:00 noon, 13th March, 2019.
Furthermore, applicants should visit www.eppms.aceondo.net to upload / submit electronic copy/version of the Expression of Interest (Adobe pdf) with all documents stated in a-m above.
- OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENTS
The EoI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon, 13th March, 2019 in the Centre for Education Technology Conference Room, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of Acting Director of Procurement, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, as Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the “Acting Director of Procurement on e-mail [email protected]
- GENERAL INFORMATION
i. EoI must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder
ii. EoI submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned unopened
iii. All costs will be borne by the bidders
iv. All shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of tender documents
v. Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28th of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
Dr. S. A. Akintunde
Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST