Invitation to Tender for Construction of Water and Sanitation Facilities in Akuku -Toru and Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area of Rivers State
Government of Rivers State of Nigeria
Invitation to Tender
The Government of Rivers State through the State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) with support from the European Union (EU) and UNICEF under the Niger Delta Support Programme (NDSP) hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the construction of water and sanitation facilities in Akuku-Toru and Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Areas of the State.
2.0 Scope of Work
- Construction of 10 Nos. of solar-powered borehole in 10 communities (grouped into four (4) lots) across Akuku-Toru and Opobo/NkoroL GAs of Rivers State.
- Construction of 20 Nos. of 3 compartments pour flush latrines in schools (grouped into four (4) lots) across Akuku-Toru and Opobo/Nkoro LGAs of Rivers State.
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) Evidence of Company income Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years;
(c) Evidence of registration with the State as a contractor/supplier;
(d) Company’s audited financial account for the past 3 years endorsed by a firm of chartered accountants;
(e) Evidence of financial capability from reputable Bank(s);
(f) Company’s profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff.
(g) Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken, including letters of awards and Completion Certificates within the pass three (3) years; indicate the financial value of these similar projects;
(h) Description and list of relevant equipment owned by contractor/supplier; 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 collect bid documents from the Rivers State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) on payment of tender fee of ten thousand naira only (N10, 000). The tender fee is to be paid to Rivers State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency, Account Number 1400017870, Enterprise Bank. Collection of tender documents shall commence from 4th of June, 2015 between 9.30 am to 3.30 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 General Manager,
Rivers State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA),
Room 36, Ground Floor, Podium Block,
State Secretariat Complex.
Sealed envelopes will be received at RUWASSA office until 11a.m, 18th of June, 2015. Bid opening shall follow immediately after the submission deadline at the RUWASSA office, Podium Block, Rivers State Secretariat Complex.
This advertisement for “Invitation to Tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Rivers State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), 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.
The General Manager
Rivers State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA)