NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

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NDDC
NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

INVITATION TO TENDER

INTRODUCTION
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in furtherance of its mandate to overhaul and improve its overall security operational system in all its beats within the Commission’s coverage in the Niger Delta Region and as a result, requires the services of competent, experienced and qualified Professional Security firms who will man all beats within the Niger Delta Region to undertake the following services:

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
The services for which Security firm services are required and for which capacities will be assessed are as follows:

LOT NO: 1
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Headquarters & Executives Guest House
LOCATION: Headquarters 

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LOT NO: 2
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Rivers State Office & Elele Rice Mill
LOCATION: Port Harcourt & Elele

LOT NO: 3
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Abia State Office
LOCATION: Oke-Ikpe

LOT NO: 4
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Akwa Ibom State Office
LOCATION: Uyo 

LOT NO: 5
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Bayelsa State Office
LOCATION: Yenagoa

LOT NO: 6
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Cross River State Office
LOCATION: Calabar

LOT NO: 7
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Delta State Office
LOCATION: Warri

LOT NO: 8
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Edo State Office
LOCATION: Benin 

LOT NO: 9
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Imo State Office
LOCATION: Owerri

LOT NO: 4
PROJECT TITLE: Provision of 24hrs Security Operations at NDDC Ondo State Office
LOCATION: Igbokoda

FURTHER INFORMATION
Interested and qualified security firms with real operating and relevant experience who wish to tender for these services are required to obtain further information on the above from the office of the Head, Security Department, NDDC Head Office, 167 Aba Road, Port Harcourt between the hours of 8am and 4pm Monday through Tuesday, beginning from October 10, 2017.

REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR CONSULTANTS
Interested certified security firms who wish to tender for these services would be deemed qualified to collect their tender documents at the address stated below after payment of the applicable Bid Security Fee of N50, 000.00 (Fifty Thousand Naira) payable in Bank Draft, in favour of the Niger Delta Development Commission and the submission of the following documents (with relevant verifiable evidence):
i. Certified of Registration of company of Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission together with the Memorandum and Articles of Association and Form C07 showing the list of Directors and number of shares each has subscribed to;
ii. Detailed company profile showing organizational structure and resume of relevant key professional staff (including their professional and technical qualifications) that will render the services;
iii. An indication of any of the Lots above that the firms is interested in;
iv. Details of recent verifiable experience on services of similar character in the last five (5) years with names of clients, locations, dates, contract values, referees/references on the jobs and job completion certificates;
v. Company Certified Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years;
vi. Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three (3) years;
vii. Evidence of VAT registration;
viii. Verifiable evidence of Contributory Pension Scheme of Staff;
ix. Verifiable evidence of contributions to the Industrial Training Fund (ITF);
x. Documented evidence of financial capability of the firm (e.g. Certified Bank’s Statement for the past three (3) years);
xi. Affidavit od Disclosure, disclosing that the firm possesses the professional and technical qualifications and shall make them available, when required to carry out the services;
xii. Clearance Certificate to run a security firm issued by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps;
xiii. License to operate as a private guard firm under the Private Guard Companies Act Category “B”;
xiv. Affidavit of Disclosure, disclosing whether any officer of NDDC is a former or present Director of the firm;
xv. Affidavit of Disclosure, disclosing whether any Director of the firm has been convicted for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety
xvi. Affidavit of Disclosure, disclosing that the firm has not unduly abandoned any previous job awarded to it by NDDC;
xvii. Affidavit of Disclosure, disclosing that the firm possesses the legal capacity to enter into a procurement contract;
xviii. Location/Address of Head Office of the firm;
xix. Any other information that would aid in good assessment of the firm; and
xx. Telephone numbers, websites and e-mail address of the firm and contact persons.

EVALUATION CRITERIA
Security firms are expected to fully comply with the above requirements as failure to do so may weaken the firm’s case. Firms are to submit only genuine and verifiable documents as firms who submit fake or fraudulently obtained documents would be disqualified and the attention of the relevant security agencies may be called; if necessary. All submissions would be evaluated on the basis of documents submitted and selection would be based on a series of factors including firm’s competence and track record.

OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION
? The selection of firms will follow the provisions of laid out in the Public Procurement Act, 2007 for this category/threshold of services.
? Only firms that have substantially fulfilled the above stated conditions shall be given the tender documents to tender for these services.
? Bidding firms can seek clarification or request for additional information by writing officially to the officer listed below before the deadline for the submission of the tender document.
? Bidding firms are advised not to try to influence the selection process as this would lead to immediate disqualification of the firm and they may also be barred from seeking other contract opportunities from the Commission.
? All costs incurred by any bidding firm in the preparation of these documents are to borne entirely by the firm
? NDDC reserves the right to reject any or all submissions and to terminate the entire selection process at any time without any liability to the Commission.

SUBMISSION OF BIDS
Completed bids documents, written in English Language, should be submitted in sealed envelopes marked with the appropriate Lot title on the top left corner and addressed to:
The Head,
Security Department,
Niger Delta Development Commission
167, Aba Road,
Port Harcourt.

VALIDITY OF TENDERING 
The bids documents must be received at the address stated above not later than 4pm, Monday, November 6, 2017 and must be submitted, on completion, back to the same address not later than 12 noon, Monday, November 20, 2017.

OPENING OF BIDS
Bids will be opened in the presence of bid representatives (who chose to attend) and invited observers at the NDDC Management Conference Room by 12 noon, Monday, November 20, 2017.

Signed:
MANAGEMENT
NDDC
NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION
PLOT 167, ABA ROAD, PORT HARCOURT
…Determined to make a Difference

SOURCE: THE GUARDIAN