FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE HEADQUARTERS 

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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE HEADQUARTERS 
CENTRAL BUSINESS AREA, AHMADU BELLO WAY, P.M.B 14 GARKI, ABUJA 
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE ENGAGEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL SECURITY SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE OFFICE COMPLEX
1. INTRODUCTION
The Federal Ministry of Finance intends to procure the service of a Professional Security Provider with requisite professional knowledge and experience to provide Professional Security Guarding Service including Personnel and maintenance of both internal and external security of the Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters, Office Complex, Abuja. in compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Ministry hereby invites interested, competent and reputable firms with requisite experience for Expression of Interest (EOI) towards this procurement.
2. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT (MANDATORY)
To be eligible for the biding exercise, interested and competent Security Service Providers that may wish to be considered are required to submit the following documents for expression of interest, which will be subject to verification and due diligence by Federal Ministry of Finance.
i. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation (CAC) with Corporate Affairs Commission and Certified true copy of Memorandum and Article of Association with CAC.
ii. Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) for the past (3) years (2015, 2016 and 2017), valid till 31st December, 2018.
i. Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
ii. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
iii. Evidence of current National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
iv. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement expiring 1/1/2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
v. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Federal Ministry of Finance 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.
vi. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years (2015- 2017).
vii. 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.
viii. Company profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of academic and professional qualifications.
ix. Verifiable documentary evidence of similar jobs carried out or evidence of Provision of Security Service provision for other Private firms or Public Offices in the last three (3) years including Letters of Award and addresses of such firms where such services were carried out.
x. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV Partner).
xi. 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.
xii. All bidders to note that the Federal Ministry of Finance will implement Executive Order 03 (EO-003, 2017) (Preference for local Content).
3. SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) DOCUMENTS
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (EOI) documents which should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters, Abuja; clearly marked with ‘Provision of Professional Security Services’. Furthermore, the reverse side of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and should be submitted in the designated Tender Box at the Office of the Director Procurement, Ground Floor, Room 040, Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters not later than 12:00 noon on Monday 26th November, 2018.
4. OPENING OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) DOCUMENTS
The Expression of Interest (EOI) documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday 26th November, 2018 in the Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters’ Main Auditorium Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives who wish to attend. Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of the Director Procurement, Ground Floor, Room 040, Federal Ministry of Finance Headquarters, Central Business Area, Ahmadu Bello Way, Garki, Abuja, as the Ministry will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact Abdul Isah Waziri on 08035898773 or email [email protected]
5. GENERAL INFORMATION FOR FIRMS FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
a) EOI must be in English language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
b) EOIs submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned unopened.
c) All costs will be borne by the bidders.
d) Qualified bidders will be invited to collect Request for Proposal (RFP) at a later date.
e) The Federal Ministry of Finance is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
Signed
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Finance
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST
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