Procurement of all in one Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing Machines and High-Speed Digital Scanning Machines for the Lagos State Examination Board

Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Lagos Eko Secondary Education Project

Credit No. CR 53900-NG

Procurement of all in one Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing Machines and High-Speed Digital Scanning Machines for the Lagos State Examination Board

National Competitive Bidding (NCB)

IFB No: LEP/NCB/G-15-004

Date of Issuance: Friday 14th August, 2015

(1)     This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business; issue No. WB3947-808/11 of 14 September, 2011.

(2)     The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of the Lagos EKO Secondary Education Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for the Procurement of all in One Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing Machines and High-Speed Digital Scanning Machines for the Lagos State Examination Board.

(3)     The all in one Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing machines and the High-speed Digital Scanners, will be used as a complete solution for processing objective answer sheets. The machines must be capable of being able to design and print customized optical mark recognition answer sheets for high voluminous answer scripts. The high-speed digital scanners must be capable of scanning images in high volumes.

(4)     The Lagos EKO Secondary Education Project now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Procurement of Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing Machines and High-Speed Digital Scanning Machines. Details are as follows:

S/N Lot No. Description Quantity Delivery Period Bid Security
1  

 

 

1

Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) Designing and Printing Machines with all accessories 2 units 30 days  

 

At least N3,000,000

2 Software for complete functioning of the required processes for designing and printing of customized OMR sheets 2 units 30 days
3 One year and 6 months service and maintenance
4  

 

 

2

High-Speed Digital Scanning Machines with all accessories 10 Units 30 days  

 

At least N750,000

5 Software for complete functioning and integration of the scanners with the OMR Printers for scanning and scoring of the customized OMR sheets 10 Units 30 days
6 One year and 6 months service and maintenance

Bidding will be conducted using the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines; Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and is open to all Bidders eligible as defined in these Guidelines, that meet the following minimum qualification criteria:

  • Documentary evidence of previous supply (sale) and delivery of similar machine required within the last three years.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide full technical support for the all in one machine after delivery, setting up and commissioning.
  • Audited Financial Statements for the last 3 years to demonstrate the financial capability of the Bidder in terms of Profitability and adequate working capital.

Additional details are provided in the Bidding Document.

(5)     Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from The Lagos EKO Secondary Education Project Office and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below. The documents can be inspected during official hours 9am to 4pm on Mondays to Fridays with the exception of Public Holidays.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested suppliers on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of N20,000.00 (Twenty Thousand Naira) only or US$100.00 equivalent. The method of payment will only be by Bank Draft made payable to Lagos EKO Project. The bid document may be collected by Supplier’s Representative duly authorised by the Supplier in his application or sent by courier services on request. The Contract would be awarded on Lot-by-Lot Basis.

(6)     Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 10.00a.m, on Friday, 11th September, 2015. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security as indicated above in form of a Bank Guarantee, or Bank Manager’s cheque issued by a reputable Nigerian Commercial Bank. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidder’s representatives, who choose to attend at the Conference Room of the Project Office at 10.00a.m on Friday 11th September, 2015.

Signed:

The Head

Lagos EKO Secondary Education Protect

4, Emina Crescent, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria

Tel.: 234-1 – 3427290

E-Mail: lagosekoproject@yahoo.com