Addendum to the Invitation for Bids for Travel Agency to Manage Travel Related Operations at Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria
Addendum to the Invitation for Bids for Travel Agency to Manage Travel Related Operations
The attention of the general public is hereby drawn to our earlier advertisements in Thisday and the Guardian newspapers of Wednesday August 21, 2013 and Monday (August 19, 2013 respectively where some of the pre-qualification requirements for the services of Travel Agents were inadvertently omitted, in line with section sixteen, sub-section six (6) of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
For this purpose, we hereby invite eligible agencies to apply for pre-qualification for engagement as Travel Agents to undertake the management of the Commission’s travels (foreign) and other related services. The travel agency engagement would be on (annual contract and shall be renewable at the end of each year.
Interested bidders are required to submit the following:
a) Certificate of Incorporation as a company in Nigeria issued by Corporate Affairs I Commission (CAC) including affidavit of particulars of directors,
b) Company’s Audited Account for the last three years (2010, 2011 and 2012), (duly stamped by Licensed Auditors.
c) Clearance Tax Certificate for the last three (3) years (2011, 2012 and 2013).
d) Evidence of financial capability to execute the job (Bank guarantees etc will form part of the evaluation criteria).
e) Evidence of registration with International Air Transport Association (IATA).
f) A sworn affidavit that none of the Directors of the Company has been convicted in any court of law for any criminal offence.
g) Documentary evidence describing similar assignments with verifiable proof, including years of experience.
h) Company’s profile/visible location, certified personnel and applicable IT support.
i) Evidence of compliance with the provisions of the Pension Reforms Act 2004 including remittances of Employees’ Pension Contributions/Deductions
j) Compliance with the requirements of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF)
k) Any other relevant information.
Submission of Tenders and Closing Date:
Two copies of the documents in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Pre qualification Documents” for Travel Agency boldly written at the right hand corner of the envelope should be addressed to:
Ground Floor, SEC Tower,
Securities and Exchange Commission,
Plot 272, Samuel Adesujo Ademulegun Street
Central Business District, Abuja
The sealed envelope should be deposited in the Tenders Box in the office of the Head of Administration Department, Ground Floor not later than 11:00am on 23rd September, 2013. Late submission will not be accepted.
Opening of the received bid documents will commence immediately following the closure of the submission of bids at 11:00am on the 23rd of September 2013 at the Commission’s Multi-Media Hall. All bidders and/or their representatives, relevant Professional Bodies and NGO’s are invited to witness the public opening exercise accordingly.
- The SEC reserves the right to reject any or all the submissions that do not meet the requirements as specified.
- The evaluation of the received documents shall be strictly based on the requirements as specified above.
- Please note that qualified bidder(s) shall be notified accordingly at the end of the exercise.
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