NATIONAL BIOSAFETY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NBMA)

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NATIONAL BIOSAFETY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (NBMA)
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, AIRPORT ROAD, ABUJA
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE EXECUTION OF YEAR 2018 ZONAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS 
1.0 INTRODUCTION
The National Biosafety Management Agency, in furtherance of its statutory mandate and in compliance with relevant provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007, the National Biosafety Management Agency hereby invites interested and reputable Consultants/Service Providers with requisite competence and good track record of performance to submit Expression of Interest (EoI) for the 2018 ZONAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS under the 2018 Appropriation Act as listed below:
LOT PROJECT  
1. 2018ZIP336 Sensitization on the Application of Biosafety in Agriculture in Obokun/Oriade Federal Constituency, Osun State
2. 2018ZIP337 Sensitization on the Application of Biosafety in Agriculture for the Community in Ijero/Efon/Ekw Federal Constituency, Ekiti State
2.0 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
i. Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including forms CAC2 and CAC7
ii. Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2018.
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 Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2018.
vi. Evidence of Registration on the Bureau of Public Procurement National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Supplier by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 1st January, 2019 or valid certificate issued by the BPP.
vii. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) 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 Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years (2015, 2016 & 2017).
ix. Company profile with the curriculum vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications.
x. 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.
xi. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letters of awards, job completion certificates and photographs of the projects.
xii. 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 number (GSM) 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.
3.0 SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS 
Interested Firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Director-General/CEO National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) National Park Service Headquarters’ Premises Airport Road Abuja and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated tender box at the office of the Director-General/CEO not later than 12 noon on Tuesday 16th October, 2018.
4.0 OPENING OF EOI DOCUMENTS 
The EOI will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon on Tuesday 16th October, 2018 in the Conference Hall of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of the Director-General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency, National Park Service Headquarters premises, Airport Road, Abuja, as the Agency will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Head (Procurement).
5.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
• Bid must be in English language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
• Bid submitted after the deadline for submission will be returned unopened.
• Bidders should not bid for more than one (1) Lot;
• All costs will be borne by the bidders.
• Shortlisted firms will be invited at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals.
• The National Biosafety Management Agency is not bound to prequalify 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.
Signed:
Director-General/CEO
National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA)
SOURCE: DAILY TRUST
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