EKITI STATE RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AGENCY (RUWASSA)

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GOVERNMENT OF EKITI STATE OF NIGERIA
RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AGENCY (RUWASSA)

Bid For: Construction of Water and Sanitation Facilities
Ref. No: EKRUWASSA/WSSSRP III/WP002/2017
Name of Project: (WSSSRP – III)
Date: 30th October, 2017

INVITATION TO TENDER

1.0 PREAMBLE
The State Government of Ekiti through the State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) with support from the European Union (EU) and UNICEF under the Rural Component of Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme III (WSSSRP III) hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the construction of water and sanitation facilities in Ekiti West and Gbonyin Local Government Areas of the State.

2.0 SCOPE OF WORK
• Construction of 46 Nos. of Hand Pump boreholes, 12 Nos. of force lift hand pump boreholes and 1No. Solar Powered borehole in 50 Communities across Ekiti West and Gbonyin L.G.As.

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• Construction of 16 Nos. of 1 unit 3 Compartment pour flush (2-CPF) latrines in 7 Health post, 4 Basic Health Centre and 5 Markets. 

• Construction of 8 Nos. of 2 unit 2 Compartment pour flush (2-CPF) latrines in 8 Schools across Ekiti West and Gbonyin LGAs.

• Construction of 17 Nos. of 1 unit 2 Compartment pour flush (2-CPF) latrines in 16 Schools and 1 Market across Ekiti West and Gbonyin LGAs.

The water and sanitation facilities are bundled into 7 and 6 Lots respectively below:

S/N: 1
LOT: WS – LOT-1
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 13 Nos. of Hand Pump Boreholes (HPBHs)

S/N: 2
LOT: WS – LOT-2, WS – LOT-3 & WS – LOT-4
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 11 Nos. of Hand Pump Boreholes (HPBHs) in each Lot

S/N: 3
LOT: WS – LOT-5
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 12 Nos. Force Lift HPBH

S/N: 4
LOT: WS – LOT-6
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 1 No. Solar Motorized Borehole (SMBH)

S/N: 5
LOT: WS – LOT-7
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 7 Nos. Force Lift HPBH

S/N: 6
LOT: SAN – LOT-1
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 7 Nos. of 3 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine

S/N: 7
LOT: SAN – LOT-2
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 9 Nos. of 3 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine

S/N: 8
LOT: SAN – LOT-3
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 10 Nos. of 2 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine in each Lot

S/N: 9
LOT: SAN – LOT-4
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 6 Nos. of 2 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine 

S/N: 10
LOT: SAN – LOT-5
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 8 Nos. of 2 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine 

S/N: 11
LOT: SAN – LOT-6
DESCRIPTION & QUANTITY: Construction of 9 Nos. of 2 Compartment Pour Flush Latrine 

3.0 MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
Companies interested in the project are to submit Company Profiles which must contain the following:
a. Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
b. Firm’s Current (3 years) Tax Clearance Certificate;
c. Current Tax Clearance Certificate of at least 2 directors or proprietor(s);
d. Evidence of Registration with the State as a Contractor (RUWASSA);
e. Company’s audited financial account indicating turnover (average turnover for the last 2 years must be up to 100% of the current bid price and funding information over the past 3 years endorsed by a firm of chartered accountants;
f. Evidence of financial capability from reputable Bank(s);
g. Company’s profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff, including individual attestation of availability, include copies of professional certificates with seal and endorsement;
h. Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken, including letters of awards and Completion Certificates within the past three (3) years, indicate the financial value of these similar projects, which must at least 50% of the value of the bidders current bid price;
i. Description and list of relevant equipment owned by contractor; include proof of ownership or lease or license over the equipment;
j. Evidence of payment of Tender Fee.

4.0 COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS AND COMPANY PROFILES
Interested bidders are to purchase bid documents from the Procurement Office, Ekiti State RUWASSA on payment of tender fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10, 000.00). The tender fee is to be paid through the account section, Ekiti State RUWASSA. Collection of tender documents shall commence from Friday 3rd November 2017 between 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday, except on public holidays. Completed tender documents and company profile, which shall be in five copies (one original and four photocopies) and signed by authorized officer of the firm, are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the company’s bid invitation number at the top left hand corner and addressed to: The General Manager, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Oke Osun, Akure Road, Ikere Ekiti State. Sealed envelopes will be received at Ekiti State Tenders Board, Cabinet and Special Services Department, Governor’s Office, Ado Ekiti until 10:00am Thursday 23rd November, 2017. Bid opening shall follow immediately after the submission deadline at the Tenders Board, Cabinet and Special Services Department, Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti. The representatives of the bidders and the general public are invited to witness the public opening of bids.

4.1 PRE-BIDDING MEETING
Interested bidders are invited to the pre-bidding meeting which shall come up by 10:00am on Thursday 9th November, 2017 at the Ministry of Public Utilities, State Secretariat Complex, Ado-Ekiti.

5.0 DISCLAIMER
This advertisement for “Invitation to Tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Ekiti State RUWASSA, nor shall it entitle any company to make any claim whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from the Agency or from the State Government and/or any of its departments or its partners, by virtue of such company having responded to this advertisement.

All expenses incurred in preparing “Invitation to Tender” response and all expenses otherwise associated with “Invitation to Tender” responses shall be borne solely by the prospective contractor.

Signed
The General Manager
Ekiti State RUWASSA
+234 8035024839

SOURCE: NIGERIAN TRIBUNE