FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FEDERAL SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE, KAFANCHAN, KADUNA STATE INVITATION TO TENDER FOR 2020 CAPITAL PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION:
The Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated Funds to the Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan, Kaduna State in the 2020 appropriation for the execution of policies, programmes and projects toward achieving the mandate of the College. Accordingly, the College wishes to invite reputable Companies with relevant proven competence and experiences to submit tenders for the execution of the following projects:

2. SCOPE OF WORKS

S/N PROJECT TITLE
LOT W 1 Construction Of Metal Workshop
LOT W 2 Rehabilitation/Renovation Of 5nos Staff Quarters
LOT W 3 Provision Of Standard Track Field

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including form CAC2 and CAC7 (or CAC1.1 as applicable);
(b) Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2017, 2018 & 2019) valid till 31st December, 2020; with minimum average annual turnover of N20 million;
(c) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31stDecember, 2020;
(d) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31stDecember, 2020;
(e) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2020;
(f) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/12/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP;
(g) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan, Kaduna State 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 the bid are true and correct in all particulars;
(h) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years – 2017,2018,2019;
(i) 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;
(j) Company’s Profile with the Curriculum vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications such as COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON etc.;
(k) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and photographs of the projects;
(l) List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease;
(m) 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 J V partner); and
(n) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a covering/forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter HeadPaper 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 authorized officer of the firm.

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
The tender documents are to be collected from the Office of the Vice Principal Special Duties between the working hours of 08:00am and 04:00pm daily upon the payment of non-refundable tender fee of N10,000.00 per Lot to Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan, Kaduna State through REMITA platform in any reputable Commercial Bank in Nigeria, and present the teller to the College for receipt.

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, two Hard copies (Marked Original & Copy) each for both Technical & Financial Bids with soft copy of Financial bid only in MS excel format, packaged in two separated wax sealed envelopes clearly marked at the top right corner of each envelope stating the title of the project i.e. “TECHNICAL BIDS FOR project Title and LOT No.” & “FINANCIAL BIDS FOR Project Title and LOT No.” and at the reverse side the name of the company should be boldly written. Both envelopes shall then be put in a larger envelope clearly marked at the top right corner stating the title of the project and be left in the appropriate Tender Box at the Vice Principal Special Duties office to be addressed to:

The Principal,
Federal Science and Technical College Kafanchan,
Kaduna State.

The submission should be made not later than 12:00 noon on Thursday 29 October, 2020. Please make sure you signed Bid Submission Register at Vice Principal Special Duties office as Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan will not be held responsible for misplaced or wrongly submitted Bids.

6. OPENING OF TECHNICAL BIDS
Only the technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon of Thursday 29 October, 2020 in the College’s Conference Hall, Bidders and members of public are not to attend the bid opening in compliance with the maintenance of social distancing and to avoid overcrowding at this time of COVICD19 pandemic. The bid opening (Technical and Financial) will be covered by video recording with presence of two (2) representatives of private professional organisation and non-governmental organisation.

7. PLEASE NOTE THAT
(i) Bid must be in English language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder.
(ii) Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
(iii) Bidders should not bid for more than one (1) Lot;
(iv) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
(v) Standard Bidding Documents can also be collected in Soft copies and Bidders can submit through Post (Courier Services);
(vi) Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened;
(vii) The Federal Science and Technical College, Kafanchan 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.

SIGNED:
THE PRINCIPAL
FEDERAL SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE, KAFANCHAN, KADUNA STATE

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