THE PRESIDENCY FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMISSION NO.3 MAPUTO STREET WUSE ZONE 3, P.M.B 5008, WUSE ABUJA INVITATION FOR TENDER AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR 2020 CAPITAL PROJECTS

INTRODUCTION:
The Federal Character Commission is one of the 14 Federal Executive Bodies established under section 153(1) of the 1999 constitution (as amended) to promote and ensure national cohesion and unity in the country. The Commission in its continuous effort towards achieving its mandate invites experienced and competent contractors/suppliers to submit bids/expression of interest for the under listed year 2020projects.

2. SCOPE OF WORKS

LOT ‘A’ DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Lot A1 Construction of FCC State Office Calabar. Cross River State

PROJECT B: GENERAL RENOVATION OF FCC STATE OFFICE (WORKS)

LOT ‘B’ DESCRIPTION OF WORK LOCATION
Lot B1 General Renovation of FCC State Office Kano, Kano State
Lot B2 General Renovation of FCC State Office Ilorin, Kwara State

PROJECT C: PROVISION OF EXTERNAL ELECTRIFICATION AND CIVIL WORKS IN STATE OFFICES (WORKS)

LOT ‘C’ DESCRIPTION OF WORK LOCATION
Lot C1 Electricity connection and remedial civil works in some State Offices. Katsina (Katsina State),Dutse (Jigawa State) and Minna (Niger State).

PROJECT D: PURCHASE OF VEHICLES FOR INSPECTION AND EVALUATION OF PROJECT/PROGRAMMES EXECUTED BY MDAs (GOODS)

LOT D DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
Lot D1 1.8 Litre. 4 cylinder Petrol Engine, automatic transmission gear system, Sedan. 3Nos.

PROJECT E: EXPRESSION OF INTREST (EIO)

LOT E DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE
Lot E lLot E2

Lot E3

Lot E4

Lot E5

Integrating Strategic Partnership with Critical Stakeholders and Advocacy on Balanced Development.Sensitization and Public Enlightenment on Socio-Economic Amenities and Infrastructural Facilities.

Comprehensive Stock taking of Socio-Economic Amenities and Infrastructure.

Inspection of strategic process in Recruitment and Provision of infrastructure and Socio-Economic Amenities.

Zonal Workshop for Stakeholders on Sensitization and Public Enlightenment on Socio-economic Amenities and Infrastructural Facilities.

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC 1 1 or CAC2 andCAC7;
(b) Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2020; with minimum average annual turnover of N50million;
(c) Evidence of currant Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31stDecember, 2020;
(d) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (TTF) Compliance Certificate valid 31st December, 2020;
(e) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund(NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31stDecember, 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 31st December, 2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP;
(g) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Federal Character Commission 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;
(h) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2017, 2018, 2019;
(i) Evidence of financial capably 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 Kay Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (in case of constructor 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 (where applicable);
(m) Project E: Evidence of Firm’s current registration with relevant professional body(ies);
(n) Project D: Only companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development Councils approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles or their authorised representatives should bid for the vehicles;
(o) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understands (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);
(p) 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. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (PROJECTS A-D)
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the office of the Director, Corporate Services, Room A006, Ground Floor, Block ‘A’ Federal Character Commission Headquarters, No 3 Maputo Street Wuse Zone 3, Abuja, on evidence of payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N10,000.00 per Lot. paid into the Federal Character Commission’s Remita account to any reputable commercial bank in Nigeria

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (PROJECTS A-D)
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, two (2) hard copies each of the technical and financial bids with of financial bid only in MS Excel format packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Technical Bid” or “Financial Bid”. Thereafter, put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to the Executive Chairman, Federal Character Commission Headquarters,No. 3 Maputo Street Wuse Zone 3, Abuja) not later than 12:00 noon on Monday 26 October, 2020.

6. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS (PROJECT E)
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed as indicated above, and clearly marked with (the name of the protect and the lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 28 September, 2020

7. OPENING OF EOI BIDS
(i) The Expression of Interest (EOI) documents for (Project E) will be opened immediately after the deadline submission on at 1200 noon on Monday, 28 September, 2020,in the Commission’s Board rooms 4thFloor, Block ‘A’ Federal Character Commission Headquarters, No. 3 Maputo Street Wuse Zone 3, Abuja.

NOTE: Company’s shall be shortlisted based on their meeting eligibility requirements and only shortlisted consultants shall be invited to collect Request for Proposals in respect of Project E.
(i) Opening of Technical Bids for Projects A -D shall commence immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday. 26 October, 2020 at Commission’s Boardroom 4thFloor, Block ‘A’ Federal Character Commission Headquarters, No 3 Maputo Street Wuse Zone 3, Abuja. Please ensure that you sign the bid submission register in the office of the Director, Corporate Services, as the FCC will not be held labia for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids, For further enquiries, please contact the Director Corporate Services on email directors@federalcharacter.gov.ng

NOTE: Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later data for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned in-opened.

8. GENERAL INFORMATION
(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 costs 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) The Federal Character Commission is not bound to pre-qualify/shortlist 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
EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
FEDERAL CHARACTER COMMISSION

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