Invitation to Tender for Construction Projects at State of Osun Rural Water and Environmental Sanitation Agency (RUWESA)

Government of the State of Osun, Nigeria

Rural Water and Environmental Sanitation Agency (RUWESA)

Ministry of Water Resources, Rural Development and Community Affairs, Osogbo

Invitation to Tender

 (1.0) Preamble

The State Government of Osun through the State Rural Water and Environmental Sanitation Agency (RUWESA) with support from the European Union (EU) and UNICEF under the Rural Component of Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme II (WSSSRP II) hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the construction of water and sanitation facilities in Ayedaade and Odo-Otin Local Government Areas of the State.

(2.0) Scope of Work

  • Water Supply: Construction of 218 of Hand Pump Boreholes (HPBHs) in communities and 30 Nos. of Force-Lift Handpump Boreholes (FLBHs) in 20 Schools and 10 Health Centers across Ayedaade and Odo-Otin LGAs in the State of Osun
  • Sanitation: Construction of 40 of 3-Compartment Pour Flush (3-CPF) Latrines in 20 Schools across Ayedaade and Odo-Otin LGAs in the State of Osun

The facilities are as categorized into lots below:

S/N Lot Description & Quantity
1 WS-L1 to WS-L10 Construction of 20 Nos. of HPBHs in each lot
2 WS-L11 Construction of 18 Nos. of HPBHs in the lot
3 WS-L12 Construction of 30 Nos. of FLBHs in the lot
4 S-L1 to S-L4 Construction of 10 Nos. of 3-CPF in each lot

(3.0)  Mandatory Requirements

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 proprietor(s)

(d)     Evidence of registration with the State as a contractor

(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 Bank(s).

(g)     Company’s profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff including individual attestation of availability. Include 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 three (3) years; indicate the financial value of these similar projects.

(i)      Description and list of relevant equipment owned by contractor: include proof of ownership or lease or license over the equipment.

(4.0)  Collection and Submission of Tender Documents and Company Profiles

Interested bidders are to purchase bid documents from the Procurement Office, State of Osun RUWESA on payment of tender fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00). The tender fee is to be paid to the Procurement Office, State of Osun RUWESA, Collection of tender documents shall commence from Monday 17th August, 2015 between 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays. Completed tender documents and company profile, which shall be in five copies (one original and four photocopies) with soft copies in a DVD (containing spreadsheet copy of the completed BOQ and PDF Copies of other bid documents) are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the company’s bid invitation number at the top left-hand corner, and addressed to: The Programme Manager, Rural Water and Environmental Sanitation Agency (RUWESA), State Secretariat, Osogbo, State of Osun. Sealed envelopes will be received at State of Osun Tenders Board, Governor’s Office, Osogbo, State of Osun until 11 a.m. Wednesday 16th September, 2015. Bid opening shall follow immediately after the submission deadline at the Conference Room of the State of Osun Tenders Board. The representatives 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 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday 2nd September, 2015 at the conference room, RUWESA, State Secretariat, Osogbo, State of Osun.

(5.0) Disclaimer

This advertisement for “Invitation to Tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the State of Osun RUWESA, 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 its departments, by virtue of such company having responded to this advertisement.

All expenses 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.

For additional information regarding this invitation, please contact:

The Programme Manager, State of Osun RUWESA, State Secretariat, Osogbo


The Programme Manager,

State of Osun RUWESA

+234 8074600000