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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES
UPPER NIGER RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY,
KM 5, MINNA-ZUNGERU ROAD, P.M.B. 68, MINNA, NIGER STATE
INVITATION TO TENDER  AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) 
INTRODUCTION
1.1 Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority (UNRBDA) is a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Water Resources saddled with the responsibility of developing and harassing both surface and underground water resources for multi-purpose use. In line with its mandate and in furtherance of the goals of ERGP as relates to economic diversification, poverty reduction and job creation, the Authority wishes to procure works, goods and services in the Financial year 2018.
1.2 The authority therefore invites all experienced and competent contractors, supplies and consultants to tender/express interest for the execution of the following projects:
2.0 SCOPE OF WORK
The Scope of Works /Supply/Services for the project earmarked for execution are categorized as follows:
2.1 CATEGORY A: INVITATION TO TENDER (WORKS AND GOODS)
Interested Contractors/Suppliers are invited to submit Technical and Financial Bids for the underlisted projects.
LOT A PROJECT DESCRIPTION
LOT A1 Maintenance of Gimi Dam
LOT A2 Maintenance of Gurara Irrigation Scheme
LOT A3 Maintenance General
LOT A4 Rehabilitation of Kurmin Musa Water Supply Scheme
LOT A5 Rehabilitation of Water Quality Laboratory (Provision of Water, Purchase of Lab Equipments and Machines, Electrical Works, etc.)
LOT A6 Computerization of RBDA’s ICT Facilities
LOT A7 Rehabilitation of Dams
LOT A8 Irrigation Project Complete with Piping and Pumps in Giwa LGA, Kaduna Central Senatorial District
LOT A9 Equipping/Upgrading of Staff Clinic to cater for emergencies and Basic Health needs of Staff in line with offering better welfare services
LOT A10 Procurement and Installation of CCTV Security Equipment and Accessories
LOT A11 Maintenance of Kargo Dam
LOT A12 Maintenance of Power Operating Equipment
LOT A13 Safeguarding the Environment and Waste Management
LOT A14 Construction of Gwantu Irrigation Scheme Sanga, Kaduna State
LOT A15 Construction of Access Road from Wazo into Sanara Farmland in Jema’a LGA
LOT A16 Construction of Access in Kwagiri-Karshin Daji-Ung. Made Farmland in Sanga LGA
LOT A17 Rehabilitation and Expansion of Bida Dam and Water Works
LOT A18 Rehabilitation of Tafa Irrigation Scheme
LOT A19 Construction of Kwoi Dam and Irrigation Project (Phase 1)
LOT A20 Rehabilitation of Swashi Dam and Irrigation Project, Phase 1
LOT A21 Erosion Control on Rafin Yashi River at Basin Headquarters Phase 1
LOT A22 Construction of Earth Dam at Afaka, Sabon Gida, Igabi LGA, Kaduna State
LOT A23 Stone Pitching of Downstream Channel of Rafin Yashi Dam
LOT A24 Dredging of Dokan/Dan Kauye Dam in Ikara LGA, Kaduna North Senatorial District
LOT A25 Supply of Tractors for UNRBDA Headquarters
LOT A26 Supply of MF Tractors for UNRBDA project offices
LOT A27 Purchase of Planters and Small Harvester
LOT A28 Procurement of ICT Facilities and Internet accessories
LOT A29 Procurement of Laptops, Desktops, Printers, Scanners, Photocopiers and sundry office equipment at the Headquarters
LOT A30 Procurement of differential GPS, digital leveling instruments, hand held GPS, etc.
LOT A31 Purchase of Project Monitoring Vehicles (Pick-Ups)
LOT A32 Purchase of Farm Tractors and implements of Shonghai model farm Centres
LOT A33 Procurement of Project Vehicles (Land Cruiser)
LOT A34 Procurement of project vehicles for proposed Shonghai farm Centres
LOT A35 Purchase of Buldozer
LOT A36 Purchase of Grader
LOT A37 Purchase of Wheel Loader
LOT A38 Purchase of Excavator
LOT A39 Construction and Maintenance of Solar, Motorized and Handpump Boreholes within the Basement and Sedimentary Formations of Niger State, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Kaduna State
2.2 CATEGORYB: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (CONSULTANCY/NON CONSULTANCY SERVICES)
Interested firms are to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) documents to provide the following services:
LOT B PROJECT DESCRIPTION   
LOT B1 Design of Gwantu Irrigation Scheme Sanga, Kaduna State
LOT B2 Design of Access from Wazo into Sanara Farmland in Jema’a LGA
LOT B3 Design of Access in Kwagiri-Karshin Daji-Ung. Mande Farmland in Sanga LGA
LOT B4 Design for the Rehabilitation and Expansion of Bida Dam
LOT B5 Design for the Rehabilitation of Tafa Irrigation Scheme
LOT B6 Design of Kwoi Dam and Irrigation Project (Phase 1)
LOT B7 Design for the Rehabilitation of Swashi Dam and Irrigation Project, Phase 1
LOT B8 Design of Erosion Control on Rafin Yashi River at Basin Headquarters, Phase 1
LOT B9 Design of Earth Dam at Afaka Sabon Gida, Igbabi LGA, Kaduna State
LOT B10 Design for the Stone Pitching of Downstream Channel of Rafin Yashi Dam
LOT B11 Design for the Dredging of Dokan/Dan Kauye Dam in Ikara LGA, Kaduna North Senatorial District
LOT B12 Condition survey for the Rehabilitation of Suleja Water Works in Suleja LGA, Suleja/Tafa/Gurara Federal Constituency of Niger State
LOT B13 Design for the completion of Rijau Stadium in Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency, Niger State
LOT B14 Survey and Mapping of the Authority’s Lands and Technical Audit (Soil Characterization)
LOT B15 Study and Design of Irrigation Schemes in Niger, Kaduna and FCT
LOT B16 Project Technical Audit (Baseline Data Acquisition)
LOT B17 Monitoring and Evaluation of Water Resources Projects
3.0 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 
i. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including form CAC2 and CAC7.
ii. Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2015, 2016 & 2017) valid till 31st December, 2018 with a minimum average turnover for each project, as specified in the bidding documents.
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 the Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority 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.
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 (in case of construction: COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON, etc.).
xi. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including, letters of award, valuation certificate and job completion certificates and photographs of the projects.
xii. List of Plant/Equipments with proof of ownership/lease (where applicable).
xiii. For Joint Venture /Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV partner).
xiv. Verifiable Evidence of certificate of the Firm’s Registration with relevant professional body e.g. NAICOM/Insurance, EHORECON/cleaning services, NITDA/CPN/Information Technology, ICAN/ANAN/Financial Reporting Service, COREN/QSRBN/ARCON/CORBON/SURCON/Construction, NSCDC/Security, ESVARBON/Estate Surveying, etc. for Lot B only.
xv. For procurement of motor vehicles, only companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development Council’s approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles for their authorized representatives should bid for the procurements.
xvi. 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.
Note that all documents/information required must be paginated, submitted in the sequence/order as listed in i-xvi above.
4.0 COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENT
Category A
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Documents (SBD) from the office of Head of Procurement, Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, KM5, Minna-Zungeru Road, Minna, on evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of Ten Thousand Naira (10,000.00) only per lot, paid into the Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority’s Remita account in any commercial Bank.
5.0 SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
5.1 Category A – Invitation to Tender (Works and Goods)
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each Lot desired, two (2) hard copies each of the Technical and Financial bids with soft copy of financial bid only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Technical Bid” or “Financial Bid”. Thereafter put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to the Managing Director, Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, KM5, Minna – Zungeru Road, Minna and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelopes should have the name and address of the bidder and should be deposited in the Tender Box at the address in 4.0 above, not later than 12 noon on Monday, 29th October, 2018.
5.2 Category B – Expression of Interest (EoI) Consultancy Services
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound Expression of Interest (EoI) Documents separated by dividers. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Managing Director, Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, KM5, Minna – Zungeru Road, Minna and clearly marked with the name of the project and the Lot number.
Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelopes should have the name and address of the bidder and should be deposited in the Tender Box at the address in 4.0 above, not later than 12:00 noon Monday 8th October, 2018.
6.0 OPENING OF BID DOCUMENTS
6.1 Category A – Invitation to Tender (Works and Goods)
Technical Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission by 12:00 noon, Monday, 29th October, 2018 at the Authority’s Board Room at Minna in the presence of bidders or their representatives, while the Financial bids will be kept un-opened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register at the addressed stated in 4 above, as the Authority will  not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
6.2 Category B – Expression of Interest (EoI) Consultancy Services
Expression of interest documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission by 12:00 noon, Monday, 8th October, 2018 at the Authority’s Board Room in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register at the address stated in 4.0 above, as the Authority will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
GENERAL INFORMATION 
a) Bids and Expression of Interest must be in English language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
b) Bids and Expression of Interest submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened.
c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.
d) Pre-qualified bidders for Category A will be contacted at a later date for collection of Tender Documents.
e) Shortlisted and Pre-qualification bidders for Category B will be contacted at a later date for collection of Tender Documents.
f) All costs will be borne by the bidders as the Authority will not be held responsible for any cost or expenses incurred by any interested party (i.e. in connection with any response to this invitation).
g) Non-compliance with the conditions stated herein will lead to automatic disqualification of the bidder from the bidding process.
h) The Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority 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 10:00am to 3:00pm (Mondays – Fridays) at the following address:
Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority, KM5, Minna-Zungeru Road, Minna.
Signed:
Managing Director
Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST
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