FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, OSHODI, LAGOS (FIIRO)

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(FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
P.M.B. 21023, IKEJA, LAGOS.

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS, WORKS AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE EXECUTION OF 2018 ZONAL OFFICE APPROPRIATION

  1. INTRODUCTION
    The Federal Institute of Industrial Research, a Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is desirous of carrying out its Zonal Offices Capital Project under 2018 Budget Appropriation. Reputable Contractors and Companies and Service Providers with relevant experience and financial capabilities are invited to tender for the Projects as indicated below:
  2. SCOPE OF GOODS/WORKS AND SERVICES
    CATEGORY A – GOODS
    A 1
    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Fabrication of Cassava Training Equipment for North Central Zonal Office

A 2
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Supply of Office Furniture for South South Zonal Office

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A 3
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Supply and Installation of Agro Processing Equipment for Owode Centre

A 4
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Supply and Installation of Training Equipment for Fruit Juice Extraction at the North Central Zonal Office

CATEGORY B – WORKS
B 1
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Proposed Construction of Ifo Township Community Centre

B 2
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Proposed Establishment of Entrepreneurship Centre for South South Zonal Office

CATEGORY C – CONSUMABLES
C 1
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Techno Entrepreneurship Training on Cassava Processing at North Central Zonal Office (Langtang)

C 1
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Skill Acquisition Training on Tomato and Enzymes Preservatives at North Central Zonal Office (Langtang)

  1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
    The prospective Contractors/Service Providers shall be required to submit the following documents:
    a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7;
    b. Evidence of Company’s Income’s Tax Clearance for the last three (3) years (2015, 2016 & 2017);
    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. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
    f. Evidence of Registration of the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring 30/06/2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
    g. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi or the 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.
    h. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2015, 2016 & 2017.
    i. 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.
    j. Company profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (in case of construction: COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON etc.)
    k. Verifiable evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including, letters of award, valuation certificate, job completion certificates and photographs of the projects.
    l. List of Plant/Equipments with proof of ownership/lease for (where applicable).
    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.

COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested firms for the Procurement of Goods and Works are to collect Bid Document from the Office of the Director of Procurement, 3rd Floor, POD Building, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, between 09:00am – 3:30pm upon presentation of evidence of payment of a non-refundable tender fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) per Lot in favour of Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) by using the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) payment gateway platform that can be accessed from the REMITA website at www.remita.net.
NB: Interested bidders for the procurement of consultancy services are not expected to pay at this stage of tendering until after short listing.

  1. SUBMISSION OF BID DOCUMENT
    For Expression of Interest (EOI)
    Interested and qualified tenderers for the procurement of Consultancy Services are expected to submit two (2) bound EOI documents sealed in an envelope and clearly marked “Expression of Interest”. The name of the company, project title and Lot no. should be boldly written on the reverse side of the envelope addressed to The Director General/CEO, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State and should be dropped in a box marked “Expression of Interest” in the Office of the Director Procurement, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi P.M.B. 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State not later than 12:00 noon on Monday 25th February, 2019.

For Invitation to Tender
The completed Tender Documents (both Technical & Financial) are to be enclosed in Two separate envelopes marked “Technical” and “Financial” and enclosed in a bigger envelope with appropriate project title and Lot no. of the Project at the top right hand corner and addressed to THE DIRECTOR GENERAL/CEO, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State and should be dropped in the appropriate boxes marked, Goods or Works in the office of the Director Procurement, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State not later than 12:00 noon, Tuesday 26th March, 2019.

  1. OPENING OF BIDS
    Expression of Interest will be opened immediately following the deadline for the submission of bids on 25th February, 2019, at 12:00 noon at the Institute Auditorium in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of the Director of Procurement, 3rd Floor, POD Building, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, as the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi will not be held for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the “08104374709” on e-mail: [email protected] Only shortlisted Firms will be invited at the later date for collection of Request for Proposal.
    Technical Bids for Goods and Works will be opened immediately following the deadline for the submission of bids at 12:00 noon, Tuesday 26th March, 2019 at the Institute Auditorium in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of the Director of Procurement, 3rd Floor, POD Building, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, as the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For enquiries, please contact the “08104374709” on e-mail: [email protected] Only prequalified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at the later date for financial bid opening, while financial bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned unopened.
  2. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    a) Letter authorizing FIIRO to make enquiries about any information supplied by the Company.
    b) No bidder should bid for more than Two (2) Lots.
    c) Bidders or their representatives and other interested Organizations /General Public are by this notice invited to witness the event.
    d) Only Firms that comply with requirements would be considered.
    e) Late submission will be returned unopened.
    f) Bidders shall be responsible for all expenses incurred in the preparation of their Bids.
    g) Failure to satisfactorily fulfill the conditions as required above will result in the invalidation of such Tender.
    h) FIIRO reserves the right to verify any submission based on unverifiable information
    i) Please note that this exercise place no commitment on FIIRO nor establishes any legal relationship whatsoever.
    j) FIIRO is not bound to pre-qualify any bidders and reserves the right to annul the Procurement Process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

The Institute’s website, E-mail address and Phone number are as follows:
E-mail Address: [email protected] Website: www.fiiro.gov.ng. Tel: 08104374709

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST

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