TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TETFUND)

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TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TETFUND)

SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE (SPN) FOR YEAR 2017 CAPITAL AND RECURRENT PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION
This Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for 2017 Capital and Recurrent Projects published on Monday 21st August, 2017 in Authority, Daily Trust, Blue Print Newspapers, Federal Tenders Journal and on the TETFund website.
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act (2007), hereby invites eligible Contractors and Suppliers to submit Technical and Financial bids for the following:

i. SERVICES
LOT 1: Facility Management

ii. GOODS
LOT 2: Books Scanning Machine

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iii. WORKS
LOT 3: Procurement and Installation of 1000KVA Power Generating Set

2. REQUIREMENTS FOR TENDER
i. Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
ii. Evidence of Company’s Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three (3) years – 2015, 2016 and 2017;
iii. Evidence of Current Pension Compliance Certificate (2017);
iv. Evidence of Current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate (2017);
v. Evidence of three (3) similar works executed in the past five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates and Job Completion Certificates;
vi. Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years (2014, 2015 and 2016);
vii. Company Profile with CV of Key Staff and copies of their Professional Qualifications;
viii. Evidence of Financial Capability to execute the project including Bank Statements and Reference Letter from reputable Commercial Bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
ix. Eligible firms for Lot 1 should have a minimum turnover of N150 Million Naira per annum; while bidders for Lot 2 and Lot 3 eligible firms should have a minimum turnover of N100 Million and N250 Million Naira per annum respectively;
x. A sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant Committees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund 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;
xi. Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 1/1/2018 or Valid Certificate issued by BPP;
xii. Bidders for Facility Management Service should accompany their submission with the evidence of membership with Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON).

3. COLLECTION OF STANDARD BIDDING DOCUMENTS
Bidders should collect relevant Standard Bidding Document(s) from the Procurement Division (Ground Floor), TETFund, Maitama, Abuja from 24th January 2018 between the hours of 9:00am – 4:00pm on week days upon collection of a receipt after providing evidence of payment into the Fund’s Treasury Single Account (TSA) the sum of N5,000.00 (Five Thousand Naira) payable to Tertiary Education Trust Fund’s Treasury Single Account.

4. SUBMISSION OF BIDS
The technical and financial bidding documents shall be submitted in both hard and soft copies. Hard copies should be submitted in a sealed envelope (containing two individually sealed envelopes clearly labeled technical and financial bids). While the soft copy in a flash should be enclosed in the inner envelope. The outer sealed envelope should be clearly labeled at the top left-hand corner “Bidding documents for [insert (Works/Goods)]” and quoting the appropriate Lot number as applicable and addressed to:
The Executive Secretary,
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund),
6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja.
Bidding documents in the sealed envelope shall be deposited by bidders in the Tenders Box located at the Procurement Division, Ground Floor, TETFund Head Office, 6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja between 9:00am to 4:00pm from 24th January, 2018 to 7th March, 2018.

5. CLOSING DATE AND OPENING OF BIDS
The closing date for submission is Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 on or before 12:00pm; late submissions will be rejected. Please note that only technical bids received shall be opened immediately after the closing of bid submission at the Auditorium of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja. All Bidders and/or their Representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Bids. Please note that submission of Bids via posting, e-mail or other electronic medium is not acceptable.

Bidders would not be allowed to Fund for submission of Bids at exactly 12:00pm on 7th March, 2018.

PLEASE NOTE THAT:
1. TETFund will not enter into correspondence with any unsuccessful bidder;
2. Any bidder that submits fake documents shall be out rightly disqualified and may be reported to the relevant Authority;
3. The Fund reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders;
4. Bidders name, office address, email address and phone numbers should be indicated on the reverse side of their envelope;
5. No bidder is allowed to bid for more than two (2) Lots;
6. Bidders are to ensure that they also sign the Bid Submission Register at the Procurement Division of the Fund; and
7. This advertisement shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of TETFund nor shall it entail any bidder to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from TETFund by virtue of such bidder having responded to this advertisement.

SIGNED:
MANAGEMENT
TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND
6, ZAMBEZI CRESCENT
OFF AGUIYI IRONSI STREET
MAITAMA, ABUJA

SOURCE: FEDERAL TENDERS JOURNAL