UNICEF/GOVERNMENT OF EKITI STATE OF NIGERIA
RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AGENCY (RUWASSA)
BID FOR: Construction of Water and Sanitation Facilities with Procurement of Force Lift Accessories
Ref No: EK/WSA/E599/01
NAME OF PROJECT: (WSSSRP-III)
DATE: 9th January, 2017
INVITATION TO TENDER
The Stat Government of Ekiti through the State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) with support from the European Union (EU) and UNICEF under the Rural Component of Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme III (WSSSRP-III) hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the construction of water and sanitation facilities in Ekiti West and Gbonyin Local Government Areas of the State.
2.0 SCOPE OF WORK
• Construction of 65Nos of handpump boreholes and 15force lift handpump boreholes in 65 communities across Ekiti West and Gbonyin LGAs
• Construction of 30nos of gender friendly 3-compartment pour flush (3-CPF) sanitation facilities in 10 schools and 5Health centres across Ekiti West and Gbonyin LGAs
• Procurement and supply of 100 force lift accessories for the conversion of India Mark III Handpump to force lift handpump
The water and sanitation facilities are bundled into 6 water and 3 sanitation lots respectively below:
WS-LOT 1: Construction of 20Nos of HPBHs
WS-LOT 2, WS-LOT 3 & WS- LOT 4: Construction of 15Nos HPBH in each lots
WS-LOT 5: Construction of 15Nos force lift HPBH
SAN-L1, SAN-L2 & SAN-L3: Construction of 10Nos 3 Compartment pour flush latrine in each lot
LOT P-L1: Procurement and Supply of 100force lift (FLHP) accessories for the conversion of India Mark-III Handpump to Force Lift Handpump
3.0 MANDATORY REQUIREMENT
Companies interested in the project are to submit company profiles which must contain the following:
a. Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
b. Current Tax Clearance Certificate
c. Current Tax Clearance Certificate of at least 2 directors or proprietors
d. Evidence of Registration with the State as a Contractor (RUWASSA)
e. Company’s audited financial account (indicating turnover) and funding information over the past 3 years endorsed by a firm of chartered accountants;
f. Evidence of financial capability from reputable Banks
g. Company profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff, including individual attestation of availability 9include copies of professional certificates with seal and endorsement)
h. Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken, including letters of awards and completion certificates within the past 3 years; indicate the financial value of these similar projects
i. Description and list of relevant equipment owned by contractors; include proof of ownership or lease or license over the equipment
j. Evidence of payment of Tender Fee
4.0 COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS AND COMPANY PROFILES
Interested bidders are to collect bid documents from the Procurement Office, Ekiti State RUWASSA on payment of non-refundable tender fee of N10,000. Collection of tender documents shall commence from Monday 9th January 2017 between 9.00am to 4.00pm. Mondays to Fridays except on public holidays. Completed tender documents and company profile, which shall be in five copies (one original and four photocopies) are to submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the Company’s bid invitation number at the top left hand corner and addressed to: The General Manager, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), Oke Osun, Akure Road, Ikere Ekiti, Ekiti State.
Sealed envelopes will be received at Ekiti State Tenders Board, Cabinet and Special Services Department, Governor’s office, Ado Ekiti until 11am, Monday 6th February, 2017. Bid opening shall follow immediately after the submission deadline at the Tenders Board, Cabinet and Special Services Department, Governor’s Office, Ado Ekiti. The representative of the bidders and the general public are invited to witness the public opening of bids.
4.1 PRE-BIDDING MEETING
Interested bidders are invited to the pre-bidding meeting which shall come up by 11.00am on Monday 23rd January, 2017 at the General Manager’s Office Ekiti RUWASSA, Oke Osun, Akure Road, Ikere Ekiti.
This advertisement for “Invitation to tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of Ekiti State RUWASSA nor shall it entitle any company to make any claim whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from the Agency or from the State Government and/or any of the departments by virtue of such company having responded to this advertisement.
All expense incurred in preparing “invitation to tender” response and all expenses otherwise associated with “Invitation to Tender” responses shall be borne solely by the prospective contractor.
The General Manager
Ekiti State RUWASSA
SOURCE: THE PUNCH