AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR TETFUND NORMAL INTERVENTION, TETFUND ZONAL INTERVENTION, TETFUND SPECIAL INTERVENTION, TETFUND ENTREPRENEURSHIP (2018-2020), TETFUND MAINTENANCE, TETFUND LIBRARY INTERVENTION (2017-2020), ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT (JAMB AWARDS), CAPITAL APPROPRIATION 2021, REVITALIZATION FUND PROJECTS AND IGR PROJECTS
Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria is an Educational Institution under the Federal Ministry of Education. Experienced and competent Contractors/Suppliers/Vendors are to submit Pre-qualification (Technical Bid) for the under listed projects: Tetfund Normal Intervention, Tetfund Zonal Intervention, Tetfund Special Intervention, Tetfund Entrepreneurship (2018-2020), Tetfund Maintenance, Tetfund Library Intervention (2017-2020), Road Construction Project (Jamb Awards), Capital Appropriation 2021, Revitalization Fund Projects And IGR Projects
2. SCOPE OF WORK/SUPPLIES
a. Construction of New Academic building and Others
b. Construction of Roads
c. Renovation and Upgrade of existing structure
d. Supply and Installation of Teaching and Research Equipment
3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
i) Evidence of certificate of incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC1.1 or CAC2 & CAC7;
ii) Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2017, 2018 & 2019), valid till 31st December, 2020;
iii) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2020;
iv) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2020;
v) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2020;
vi) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31st December, 2020 or valid Certificate issued by the BPP;
vii) A Sworn Affidavit:
- that no Partner/ Director has been convicted in any country for criminal offences related to fraudulent or corrupt practices or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter;
- disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of Ahmadu Bello University 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;
- that the company does not at the time of this bid have any existing loan or financial liability with a bank, other financial institutions or third party that is classified as doubtful, --non-performance, bad or whose repayment portion has been outstanding for the last four (4) months;
viii) Unabridged Company’s Audited Report for the last past three (3) years (2017, 2018, 2019);
ix) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of reference letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
x) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) projects of similar nature and complexity comparable to the works under consideration within the last five (5) years (Copies of letters of award/ Certificates of completion, Valuation Certificate and photographs of the projects are to be attached);
xi) Company’s profile with the Curriculum Vitae of key professionals including photocopies of relevant academic and professional qualifications such as ARCON, COREN, QSRBN etc. with attestation of availability and contact phone numbers;
xii) List of Plants and Equipment with proof of ownership/Lease. (where applicable);
xiii) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, Tax Clearance Certificate, Pension Compliance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Compliance Certificate, IRR & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner)
xiv) 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 (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 authorised officer of the firm
4. SUBMISSION OF PREQUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are to submit pre-qualification documents for each of the lot desired two (2) hard copies each of the technical bids packed in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as ‘TECHNICAL BID’ and addressed to the “The Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University, P.M.B. 1045, Zaria, Kaduna State” No. 3 VONTRAC Building Site II, after payment of a non-refundable fee of ten thousand naira (N10,000.00) only for each lot through remita. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box in the address above, not later than on or before 12:00 noon on Monday, 15th March 2021.
5. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 15th March, 2021 at Procurement Unit, Hall. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of Head, Procurement A.B.U, Zaria, as the University will not be held liable for misplaced or wrong submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact email@example.com.
a) Bids must be in English language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder;
b) Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.
d) All cost will be borne by the bidders;
e) Presence of bidders/representatives and members of the public shall not be required during the bid opening ceremony in compliance with COVID-19 Guidelines. The Bids Opening will be covered by video recording with the presence of two (2) representatives of private sector professional bodies and Civil Society Organisation in the areas of Anti-Corruption/Transparency;
f) Bid documents can also be collected in soft copies and Bidders can submit through Post (Courier Services);
g) Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for collection of tender documents for the financial bids;
h) A.B.U reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any claims made on documents submitted and shall disqualify any company whose claims are found to be false in addition to other sanctions that may be deemed necessary.
i) A.B.U 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.