FEDERAL MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT (FMA&RD)

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INVITATION FOR TENDERS AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
TENDER PACKAGE NO: FMARD/PROC/2018/003

The Federal Government of Nigeria has provided funds in the 2018 Appropriation for the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMA&RD) to carry out intervention projects in the various zones of the country aimed at improving the lives of ordinary Nigerians. In furtherance of this therefore, the Ministry intends to procure Goods, Works and Services in various parts of the country.

  1. To this end, experienced and reputable Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants/Service Providers are hereby invited to tender for the under-listed projects:

CATEGORY A – GOODS
S/N: 1
LOT NO: DAC-G01
PROJECT TITLE: Supply of Seedlings, Farm Implements and Insecticides for Dry Season Farming in Four (4) LGAs of Zamfara North Federal Constituency, Zamfara State

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S/N: 2
LOT NO: EXC-G01
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of Modern Farming Implements/Equipment in Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Kaduna State

S/N: 3
LOT NO: RDC-G01
PROJECT TITLE: Supply of 2Nos Tractor with complete accessories in Offa and Omu-Aran, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State

S/N: 4
LOT NO: RDC-G02
PROJECT TITLE: Supply of Tricycles/Motorcycles in Offa LGA, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State

S/N: 5
LOT NO: RDC-G03
PROJECT TITLE: Supply of Water Pumping Machines for Argungu/Augie Federal Constituency, Kebbi State

S/N: 6
LOT NO: RDC-G04
PROJECT TITLE: Supply of Tricycles and Water Pumps for Youth and Women Empowerment Programme in Gummi LGA, Zamfara State

CATEGORY B – WORKS
(Companies bidding for this Category must have a Minimum Average Turnover stated against each Lot)
S/N: 1
LOT NO: RDC-W01
PROJECT TITLE: Supply and Installation of 500KVA/33/0.415 Twelve Span Kilometer One, Popo Road in Offa, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 36,000,000.00

S/N: 2
LOT NO: RDC-W02
PROJECT TITLE: Provision and Installation of 300KVA Transformer in Omu-Aran, Irepodun LGA, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 13,000,000.00

S/N: 3
LOT NO: RDC-W03
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Farm Road at Amberi, Along Ajase-Ipo/Offa Road, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 20,000,000.00

S/N: 4
LOT NO: RDC-W04
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of and Installation of Solar Street Lights in Irepodun, Oke Ore, Isin, Ekiti, Kwara South Federal Constituency, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 210,000,000.00

S/N: 5
LOT NO: RDC-W05
PROJECT TITLE: Construction/Rehabilitation of Rural Road in Oloje, Kwara Central Senatorial District, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 160,000,000.00

S/N: 6
LOT NO: RDC-W06
PROJECT TITLE: Provision and Installation of Solar Street Lights in Ilorin West and Ilorin South LGA, Kwara Central Senatorial District, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 500,000,000.00

S/N: 7
LOT NO: RDC-W07
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Drainage and Erosion Control in Ita Elepa, Oja Gboro in Kwara Central Senatorial District, Kwara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 200,000,000.00

S/N: 8
LOT NO: RDC-W08
PROJECT TITLE: Provision and Installation of Solar Street Lights at Nguru Township, Yobe State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 40,320,000,000.00

S/N: 9
LOT NO: RDC-W09
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Inner (Rural) Roads in Surulere 1 Federal Constituency, Lagos State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 100,000,000.00

S/N: 10
LOT NO: RDC-W10
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Ogbeakpuoma Urban School, Obi-Ahijo Square Road, Atani, Anambra State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 130,000,000.00

S/N: 11
LOT NO: RDC-W11
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Feeder Road from Kafin Fulani-Tsangarwa – Maruta Road in Gwaram Federal Constituency, Jigawa State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 36,000,000.00

S/N: 12
LOT NO: RDC-W12
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of Hand Pump Boreholes and Solar Street Lights at Kwadara, Soba LGA, Kaduna State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 60,000,000.00

S/N: 13
LOT NO: RDC-W13
PROJECT TITLE: Construction of Bridge at Maigana – Kwadara, Soba LGA, Kaduna State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 30,000,000.00

S/N: 14
LOT NO: RDC-W14
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of Motorized Boreholes in Shinkafi/Zurmi Federal Constituency, Zamfara State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 148,000,000.00

S/N: 15
LOT NO: RDC-W15
PROJECT TITLE: Renovation and Provision of Solar Boreholes and Solar Lights for Healthcare Centres in 21 Wards in Esan North-East and Esan South-East Federal Constituency, Edo State
MINIMUM AVERAGE TURNOVER: 246,000,000.00

CATEGORY C – CONSULTANCY
S/N: 1
LOT NO: EXC-C01
PROJECT TITLE: Training of Youth on Agriculture in Oyo North Senatorial District, Oyo State

  1. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    Interested and competent Contractors, Suppliers and Service Providers/Consultants wishing to carry out any of the projects listed under the above three (3) Categories are required to submit the following documents in their Technical Proposals. Failure to fulfill any of the under-listed requirements will render a bid, disqualified:

i. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7;
ii. Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December.
iii. Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
iv. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
v. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
vi. Evidence of Registration of the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring 1/1/2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
vii. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development 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.
viii. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2015, 2016 & 2017.
ix. 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.
x. Company profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (e.g. COREN, ARCON, CORBON, SORCON, QSRBN etc. for Works).
xi. 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.
xii. List of Plant/Equipments with proof of ownership/lease for “Works”.
xiii. For Procurement of Motor Vehicles, only Companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development Council’s approved list for local manufacturers of vehicles or their representatives should bid for the procurement.
xiv. 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 Company; and
xv. Note that documents/information must be arranged and submitted in the sequence /order as listed above.

4.0 COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Categories A & B – Goods and Works
Interested Companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the Ministerial Tenders Board Secretariat, Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Wing F, Ground Floor, Room F001, FCDA Secretariat Complex, Area 11, Garki-Abuja, on evidence of payment of a non-refundable Tender fee of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only, per Lot, into the Remita Account/TSA of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in any commercial bank. (The TSA Account Number is to be obtained from the Ministry’s Central Pay Office).

5.0 SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
5.1 categories A & B – Goods and Works
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each Lot desired, two (2) hard copies Technical Bid and two (2) hard copies of Financial bid (including soft copy of Financial Bid in MS Excel format), packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked “Technical Bid” or “Financial Bid”. Thereafter, put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to: Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FCDA Complex, Area 11, Garki-Abuja, and clearly marked with the Name of the Project and Lot Number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelopes should have the name and address of the bidder and should be deposited the Tender Box at the Address in 4.0 above, not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 25th March, 2019. Late bids shall be returned un-opened.
5.2 Category C- Expression of Interest
Interested Firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (EOI) documents, separated by dividers. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FCDA Complex, Area 11, Garki-Abuja, and clearly marked with the Name of the Project and Lot Number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelopes should have the name and address of the bidder and should be deposited the Tender Box at the Address in 4.0 above, not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 25th March, 2019

6.0 OPENING OF BID DOCUMENTS
6.1 Categories A & B – Goods and Works
Technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission by 12:00 noon Monday, 25th March, 2019 at the Conference Room, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FCDA Complex, Area 11, Garki – Abuja, in the presence of Bidders or their representatives, while the financial bids will be kept unopened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid submission Register at the address stated in 4.0 above, as the Ministry will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

6.2 Category C – Expression of Interest
Expression of Interest (EOI) documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for the submission at 12:00 noon Monday, 25th March, 2019 at the Conference Room, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, FCDA Complex, Area 11, Garki – Abuja, in the presence of Bidders or their representatives, while the financial bids will be kept unopened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid submission Register at the address stated in 4.0 above, as the Ministry will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

7.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
a) Bid and Expressions of Interest must be in English language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
b) Bids and Expressions submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened.
c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (1) Lot in each Category.
d) Pre-qualified bidders for Categories A & B will be contacted at a later date for Financial Bid Opening while Bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned unopened.
e) Shortlisted bidders for Category C, will be contacted at a later date for collection of Tender Documents.
f) All costs will be borne by the bidders as the Ministry will not be held responsible for any cost or expenses incurred by any interested party(ies) in connection with any response to this invitation.
g) Non-compliance with the conditions stated therein will lead to automatic disqualification of the bidder from the bidding process.
h) The Ministry is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder 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.
i) For further enquiries, please contact Procurement Department between 9:00am to 3:30pm (Mondays – Fridays) at the following address:

Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development,
Ministerial Tender Board Secretariat
Wing F, Ground Floor, Room F001,
FCDA Secretariat Complex,
Area 11, Garki – Abuja
E-mail: [email protected]

Signed:
Permanent Secretary

SOURCE: DAILY TRUST

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