Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Invitation to Tender
The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has appropriated funds in the 2014 Capital Budget to the Rural Electrification Agency to undertake electrification projects in various communities across the country. In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Agency hereby invites reputable companies with proven track record and experience in the execution of rural electrification contracts to submit tenders for the execution of the under-listed rural electrification Projects:
2.0 Scope of Works
|Lot No||Project Title|
|Lot 001||Electrification of Aba-Alfa, Araromi and Babaode in Atiba LGA in Oyo State|
|Lot 002||Electrification of Ikere in Iseyin LGA, Oyo State|
|Lot 003||Electrification of Akinwunmi/Osuogun in Iseyin LGA, Oyo State|
|Lot 004||Electrification of Ibaragun/Robinyan in Ifo LGA, Ogun State|
|Lot 005||Electrification of Mbala/Umuaku/Amuda/Ndiawa/Umuelen/Ihie/Lomara & Installation of 2×7.5MVA,33/11KV at Nkwoagu in Abia State|
|Lot 006||Electrification of Umunevo-Amagunze/Njiagu Ihuokpara in Enugu State|
|Lot 007||Electrification improvement in Umuada, Obunaoru and other Communities in Ngodoukwu in Abia State|
|Lot 008||Electrification of Ohuhu-Nsulu and Umugo in lsiala Ngwa North, LGA in Abia State|
|Lot 009||Electrification Project at Amagunze Extension 1 in Enugu State|
|Lot 010||Electrification of Fota-Riji-Duwa-Yan-Dingam in Gombi LGA, Adamawa State|
|Lot 011||Tenah ITC/TDN in Gombi LGA, Adamawa State|
|Lot 012||Zigayirma, Kwaakah, Mullah & Jabba in Hong LGA, Adamawa State|
|Lot 013||Rehabilitation of Ngamdu-Gotala and Electrification of Dabira, Kaga LGA, Borno State|
|Lot 014||Electrification of Marguba, Kaga LGA, Borno State|
|Lot 015||Electrification of Malumeri, Damboa LGA, Borno State|
|Lot 016||Electrification of Dongon, Gogadi & Kware Dauiel I Zaru LGA, Kebbi State|
|Lot 017||Electrification of Kunyai-Marsa-Rikawan Zongon Kataf LGA, Kaduna State|
|Lot 018||Electrification of Kamantan – Lenak-Tudun Wada-Kaform-Kagal Hurgyam- Angwan Laushi-Nassarawa-Kar,men-Idung-Kanzir-Tapyeri-Hwukyan Zangon, Kataf LGA, Kaduna State|
|Lot 019||Electrification of Zonkwa-Kamantan, Zangon Kataf LGA, Kaduna State|
|Lot 020||Electrification of Ajokolpee Community in Oyun LGA, Kwara State|
|Lot 02l||Electrification of Apata-Aje/Algboa/Owode- Jankere Communities in Asa LGA, Kwara State|
|Lot 022||Electrification of Oke-Ode/Aireke/Igbo-Ote, Kereaje-Dikko/Sani-Koro/Eleyele/Igbaja-Ogele/Magboa & Labaka extension in Ifelodun LGA, Kwara State|
|Lot 023||Electrification of Alalubosa in Ilorin South LGA, Kwara State|
|Lot 024||Electrification of Nassarawa Eggon-Mada Station in Nassarawa State|
|Lot 025||Electrification of Andaha-Rinza in Nassarawa State|
|Lot 026||Electrification of Gbade-Nakare in Nassarawa State|
|Lot 027||Completion of BachitLwa-Shonong in Plateau State|
|Lot 028||Electrification of Fusa-Maijuju-Zandi in Plateau State|
|Lot 029||Electrification of Hiktup-Kobwang-Mper in Plateau State|
|Lot 030||Electrification of Lungu in FCT|
|Lot 031||Electrification of Mpape in FCT|
|Lot 032||Electrification of Dakin Biyu in FCT|
|Lot 033||Extension of Electricity to some communities in Niger State|
|Lot 034||Electrification of Obagede/Kpake in Ajaokuta LGA, Kogi State|
|Lot 035||Electrification of Pupa Akin Community in Kwara State|
|Lot 036||Electrification of Qgodo and Alata Communities in Oyun LGA, Kwara State|
|Lot 037||Electrification of Ojegbe village, Iyakomoboru community, Oju LGA, Benue State|
|Lot 038||Electrification of Harge-Shikaan in Katsina-Ala LGA, Benue State.|
|Lot 039||Electrification of Kyado-Mbajir, Katsina-Ala LGA, Benue State|
|Lot 040||Electrification of Adikpo-Sati Mbabanu, Kwande LGA, Benue State|
|Lot 041||Ikot Akpan Sung Installation of Transformers and construction of (HT/LT) Lines in Akwa Ibom State|
|Lot 042||Electrification of Ikot Ide Apakpan in Akwa Ibom State|
|Lot 043||Electrification of Mbiokporo 2 in Nsitlbom LGA, Akwa Ibom State|
|Lot 044||Electrification of Urohi-Oke communities in Esan West LGA, Edo State|
|Lot 045||Electrification of Agi-Izekor communities in Igueben LGA, Edo State|
|Lot 046||Electrification of rural communities in Esan Central West and Igueben LGA (Oyomo Quarters, Okuemen, Oraede and Isibhelua village), Edo State|
|Lot 047||Electrification of Nkpura-Ndim village in Ikom LGA, Cross River State|
|Lot 048||Electrification of Okosura village in Ikom LGA in Cross River State|
|Lot 049||Rural Electrification of Okoroba Ext. In Ogbia LGA, Bayelsa State|
|Lot 050||Rural Electrification of Eboh in Qgbia LGA, Bayelsa State|
|Lot 051||Rehabilitation of Otoabagi-Oluokpokiti-Opune-Otungidi 33KV Line and installation of Distribution Transformers, Bayelsa State.|
|Lot 052||Rural electrification Elebele-Oruna-Emeya, Bayelsa State|
|Lot 053||Rural electrification of Igwuruta Ali community in Rivers State|
|Lot 054||Rural electrification of Ogboza Amanator Autonomous community in Rivers State|
|Lot 055||Radiation of 37km of 33KV line for power improvement in Ika North East/South LGA in Delta State|
|Lot 056||Construction and Rehabilitation of Angiama-Oporoma and Oporama Hospital-Onyoma-Ekowa North-Ekianbiri-Peremabiri and Peremabiri School. 48km 33kv Line in Bayelsa State|
|Lot 057||Construction of Angiama Otuan-Umbugbene-Ogbon guene-Egbe Pulugbere-Aketi-Ondewari-Korokosei-Ikeinyabiri-Olugbobiri-Kebiri- Awigbene-Osiama-Isoni-Azia- Kasama. 38km 33KVITC Line in Bayelsa State|
|Lot 058||Construction and rehabilitation of Agiama-Ahgiama-Ludonu-Agidigbene-
Eniwari-Ofonibiri-Opuama-Opolobugo-Diebu-Peremabiri-Bio Aguabiri- Aguabiri-Igebiri-Obelcli-Anyama-Oweikorogha-Ikbiri Amasoma. 42KM 33KVITC in Bayelsa State.
|Lot 059||Rural electrification of Obulu Okiti Community, Delta State.|
|Lot 060||Electrification of Abavo/Ahilagu/Oki/Boji Boji/Agbor Obi/Emuhu/Udumegah/Otolokpo community in Ika North East, LGA, Delta State.|
|Lot 061||Provision and installation of Solar street light in 25 communities in Niger State.|
|Lot 062||Provision and installation of Solar street light in Akpuoga/Onuogba/Obinagu/Uguruoma/Nchatancha in Nike, Enugu East LGA, Enugu State.|
|Lot 063||Provision and installation of solar street light in Udi community in Udi LGA, Enugu State.|
|Lot 064||Provision and installation of solar street light in Umuabi community in Udi LGA, Enugu State.|
|Lot 065||Provision and installation of solar street light in Nneke Ano/Ugu Ogo community in Enugu East LGA, Enugu State.|
|Lot 066||Provision and installation of solar street light in ESUT community in Agbani, Enugu State.|
|Lot 067||Provision and installation of solar street light in Amaechi Awkunanaw in Enugu South LGA, Enugu State.|
|Lot 068||Provision and installation of solar street light in Oboroke, Okehi LGA, Kogi State.|
|Lot 069||Electrification of township distribution network in Eniwari /Oporoma/Fonibiri/Kainyabiri/Opuama communities, Bayelsa State|
|Lot 070||Provision of solar street light at Akwuke/Akwuke Uwani/Isikwe Achi Communities, Enugu State|
|Lot 071||Provision of solar street light at Ishiagu in Ebonyi State.|
|Lot 072||Procurement and installation of 18Nos 300KVA Transformers at Bebeji, Jigawa State|
|Lot 073||Procurement and installation of 15Nos 300KVA Transformers at Bebeji, Jigawa State|
|Lot 074||Lot 074; Provision and installation of solar powered street lights in Ethiope/Abraka in Delta State|
|Lot 075||Provision and installation of solar powered street lights in selected towns.|
3.0 Eligibility Criteria
Prospective bidders are required to submit the following documents in proof of their Technical eligibility:
- Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) with copies of Forms C02 and C07.
- Three (3) years Tax Clearance Certificate (2011, 2012 and 2013) expiring December. 2014.
iii. Evidence of remittance of VAT to FIRS for the last 3 years.
- Certificate of compliance with the Pension Reform Act 2004 issued by the Pension Commission (PENCOM).
- Evidence of payment of Training Contributions to ITF in compliance with Section 6(2) of the Industrial Training Fund Amended Act, 2011.
- Certificate of compliance with the Employee’s Compensation Act/evidence of remittances to the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
- Verifiable evidence of contracts of similar nature and complexity executed in the last 10 years. (Letters of Award with interim, completion or payment certificates required).
- Evidence of financial capability to execute the contract (attach Bank reference and last 6 months Company’s Bank Statements of Accounts).
- List of available equipment for execution of rural electrification project, indicating whether you own or lease them. (Please attach proof of ownership or lease).
- Authorization for a specific person to act as a representative of the company for purposes of signing bids, contract agreement and other documents with REA. (Properly executed Power of Attorney or Board Resolution required).
- A sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not:
(a) Any officer of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a former or present director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the company.
(b)The company is presently in receivership, or subject of any form of insolvency or bankruptcy or winding up petition or proceedings.
(c) Any Director of the company has ever been convicted in any country of any criminal offence, fraud or financial impropriety.
- A Letter authorizing the Rural Electrification Agency to verify the authenticity of claims and documents submitted by the company with relevant authorities.
- A clean copy of the certified Payment Receipt for the Non-refundable Tender fee of N25,000 to the Agency.
- Possession of Certificate of registration under the BPP’s National Data Base for Federal contractors shall be an advantage.
4.0 Collection of Tender Documents
4.1 Interested Bidders are to pay a non-refundable Tender fee of N25,000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) only in Bank Draft drawn in favour of the Rural Electrification Agency to the Cash Office in the Funds Directorate at Agency’s Corporate Headquarters, 22 Free Town Street, Wuse 2, Abuja and obtain a receipt.
4.2 Original and Photostat copies of the receipt should then be presented to Procurement Directorate in the same building for collection of Tender Documents between the hours of 20:00am and 4:00pm Mondays to Fridays on or before 22:00 noon, Monday 28th July, 2024.
4.3 Please note that the original copy of the payment receipt must be sighted and certified by the Procurement Desk officer before issuance of Tender Documents.
5.0 Submission and Opening of Tender Documents
5.1 Three (3) spirally bound hard copies i.e. one Original and two duplicate copies of the Technical documents and three (3) hard copies of the Financial Bid i.e. one Original and two duplicate copies also neatly bound in A4 size papers must be submitted together with one soft CD copy of the Financial Bid done in Excel and marked on the CD’s printable surface with the company’s name and lot number.
5.2 All Technical documents must be arranged and numbered in the order the requirements are listed (i – xiv) under the eligibility criteria (in section 3) above.
5.3 Original copies of Technical and Financial documents together with the CD soft copy should be enclosed in one medium size envelope boldly marked “Origin” on the top right corner, while all the duplicate copies of same should be inserted in another medium-size envelope also boldly marked “Copy” on the top right corner.
The two envelopes should then be enclosed in One Bigger envelope with the Lot Number, Project Title and Package Number clearly indicated on the top left corner and addressed to:
The Managing Director/CEO
Rural Electrification Agency
22, Free Town Street,
Off Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent by Airtel Office, Wuse 2, Abuja.
5.4 The reverse side of all envelopes used must bear the contractor’s name and address (in capital letters) and the authorized contact person’s phone numbers.
5.5 All bids are to be dropped in the tamper proof “Tender Boxes” in the Reception area i.e. (Ground Floor) of the Agency’s Corporate Headquarters, 22 Free Town Street, Wuse 2, Abuja not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 28th July, 2014. Bids submitted after this deadline shall be rejected.
5.6 Opening of Tenders shall commence immediately after the submission deadline i.e. by 1:00 pm on Monday 28th July, 2014 in the premises of the Agency’s Corporate Headquarters.
6.0 Important Notices
6.1 Each tendering company is allowed to bid for only One Lot. Multiple lot bidding it prohibited and any company discovered to have submitted bids for more than one lot shall be disqualified or excluded from this procurement process.
6.2 Companies that are related or found to have the same directors or personnel shall be consolidated and treated as one company for purposes of enforcing the policy of one eligible company to one contract.
6.3 Failure to use or adhere strictly to the REA Standard Bidding Documents as issued will result in disqualification. It is mandatory to complete all the relevant sections including the forms in Section 5 of the Standard Bidding Document.
6.4 No Bid Security is required and the Agency shall not be responsible for loss of unsolicited bid security enclosed in any Tender.
6.5 Contractors with history of abandonment/non-completion of rural electrification contracts or who lack capacity need not apply.
6.6 Bids in envelopes not correctly addressed or that omit the Lot Number, Project title. Package number or contractor’s identification on the reverse side shall be rejected.
6.7 All documents submitted shall be referred to cither security agencies or the issuing authorities for verification.
6.8 The Agency shall not be liable to any bidder for loss or refusal to accept any loose papers stapled or inserted in-between bound documents or for submissions not bound.
7.0 Disclaimer and Conclusion
7.1 This advertisement is published for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer, commitment or obligation by REA to transact with any party, nor entitle any Contractor to make any claims whatsoever/or seek any indemnity from the Agency.
7.2 The Agency will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by any interested party in connection with preparation of documents or submissions made in response to this invitation, and or in response to any inquiry or clarification arising therefrom.
7.3 The Rural Electrification Agency pledges fair and equal treatment of all bidders but is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the selection process at any time without incurring any liabilities to the bidders.
All enquiries regarding this invitation to tender may be directed to:
The Director (Procurement)
Rural Electrification Agency
22, Free Town Street,
Off Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent by Air-ted Office,
Wuse 2, Abuja.