Invitation for Submission of Pre-Qualification and Tender Documents for 2014 Tetfund Normal and Special Interventions Projects at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Umuahia -Abia State
Office of the Registrar
Invitation for Submission of Pre-Qualification and Tender Documents for 2014 Tetfund Normal and Special Interventions Projects
In compliance with the requirement of the Public Procurement Act of the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU) Abia State, hereby invites interested, competent and reputable Building Construction contractors with relevant experiences, requisite expertise, and good track record for timely delivery of projects to apply for Pre-qualification and Tender exercise for execution of the following Projects:
Lot 1: Construction and Completion of Proposed College of Veterinary Medicine Complex Phase III.
Lot 2: Procurement and Installation of Classroom and Office Furniture/Equipment.
Lot 3: Construction and Completion of Proposed ICT Building.
Lot 4: Procurement and Installation of ICT Equipment.
(2.0) Mandatory/Eligibility Requirements
Interested eligible suppliers/contractors are required to submit the following documents specified below in order and page-numbered in order to qualify for consideration.
(a) Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
(b) Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years 2011 -2013.
(c) VAT Certificate and VAT remittances to Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) in the last three years, (2011 -2013).
(d) Evidence of compliance certificate with the provisions of the Pension Reform Acts, 2004 with (at least 5) employees on pension scheme.
(e) Audited company account for the last three (3) years i.e. 2011, 2012 and 2013).
(f) A sworn affidavit indicating that all documents submitted are genuine and verifiable.
(g) Consent to allow for verification of all the documents submitted including CAC, Inland Revenue, VAT remittances, Pension & Industrial Training Fund and company’s financial standing with the bankers.
(h) Evidence of compliance with the Statutory Provision of Section 8 (1 – 3) of the Industrial Training Fund (Amendment) Act 2011.
(i) Comprehensive company profile showing organizational structure, list of staff including curriculum vitae of key personnel involved in project implementation stating qualifications and professional registration where
applicable (enclose photocopies of professional qualifications).
(j) Evidence of possession of a substantial proportion of equipment required to successfully execute the contract. State location of the plants and equipment for ease of verification.
(k) Evidence of Financial Capability with Bank reference letter indicating accessibility to credit facilities, with maximum amount stated.
(l) Bank statements of account for the last three months and letter authorizing the University to verify same from the Bank.
(m) Evidence of performance on similar verifiable and successfully executed projects in the last three years (2011 -2013) stating: clients, location, letters of awards, cost with completion certificates and photographs attached.
(n) A sworn affidavit that none of the directors has been convicted in any country for a criminal offence including fraud or financial impropriety.
(o) Quality assurance/control manuals for the company.
(3.0) Methods of Packaging/Submission of Pre-Qualification Documents
Interested Contractors are required to prepare and submit their Pre-Qualification Documents hand written in a sealed envelope. Clearly written at the top right corner of each envelope are: the Project Title, Lot number, Contractors name and “Finance Bid” or “Technical Bid” as the case may be. The envelope should be addressed to:
Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike
Room 214, Alex Ekwueme Building
Original documents should be available for sighting on demand during and after opening of pre-qualification documents Contractors shall be required to pay a non-refundable processing fee of N20, 000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) only payable to Bursary Unit of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike.
(4.0) Submission of Bid Documents
The pre-qualified documents should be submitted and dropped in a marked Box at the office of the Registrar, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike latest, on or before 12.00 noon, 9th February, 2015. Pre-qualification documents will be opened immediately on the same date in the Vice Chancellor’s Conference Room by 12.30pm in the presence of representatives of the companies who choose to attend.
Bidders shall show evidence of payment of Non-refundable fee to enable them obtain their tender documents. In submitting the Company profile please state clearly the company’s full contact address, GSM Phone number and e-mail address required for ease of communication. Pre-qualified contractors shall be notified accordingly for opening of their financial bids.
(5.0) Note Please:
Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures as specifies in the Procurement Act, 2007.
- Interested bidders may obtain further information from the Procurement Officer MOUAU.
- Failure to satisfactorily fulfill this conditions as requested above will result to invalidation of such bid.
- MOUAU shall reserve the right to verify the authenticity of claims made by the bidding parties and reject any submission based on unverifiable information.
- Submission of bids by post or courier will not be acceptable and any bill received at the designated location after the required time and date shall be considered late and non responsive.
- Only shortlisted firms would be contacted.
- This advertisement is published for information purpose only and should not be considered as a commitment or obligation on the part of the Institution to award a contract.
- The Institution is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the biddings process without incurring any liabilities and assigning any reason thereof.
- MOUAU will not be responsible for any cost incurred by any interested party in connection with any response to an inquiry nor shall it entitle any party submitting documents to claim any indemnity from the Institution.
Dr. A.C. Nwokocha