Prequalification for the Pilot Program for the Implementation of the International Vehicle Transit Charge (IVTC) at Selected Border Posts by Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA)
Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA).
Plot 163, Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II – Abuja
Prequalification for the Pilot Program for the Implementation of the International Vehicle Transit Charge (IVTC) at Selected Border Posts
The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) is desirous of applying the International Vehicle Transit Charge (IVTC) as approved on all categories of vehicles leaving and entering the Country through any of its borders. This is in line with Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (Amendment) Act 2007 Section 14 (e) which empowers the Agency to toll all Federal Roads.
In the light of the above, the Agency invites suitably qualified Financial Institutions to submit proposals for the Pilot Program for the Implementation of the International Vehicle Transit Charge (IVTC) at two (2) selected border posts namely:
(i) The Lagos – Seme Border
(ii) The Katsina – Magama (Jibia) – Niger Republic border.
(2) Scope of the Proposal
The scope of the Proposal includes but not limited to:
(i) Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) Business Model(s).
(ii) Inspection of selected location(s).
(iii) Investment and Recovery Proposals.
(v) Feasible commencement date prior to completion of infrastructural works
(vi) Design, drawing and installation of the electronic plaza
(vii) Toll Administration Model
(3) Conditions to Tender
(3.1) Mandatory Criteria
(i) Colour copy of evidence of registration with CAC as a Financial Institution.
(ii) Colour copy of Tax Clearance certificate for the last 3 years valid till 31st December, 2014.
(iii) Colour copy of Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2014.
(iv) Colour copy of ITF (Industrial Training Fund) clearance certificate valid till 31st December, 2014.
(v) A sworn affidavit indicating that all document submitted are genuine and verifiable.
(vi) A sworn affidavit that the financial institution does not have any director who has been convicted in any country for any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter.
(3.2) General Criteria
(i) Evidence of Financial and Technical capacity
(ii) Company profile with list of key operatives
(iii) The proposal must be properly signed.
(iv) All bids must be submitted in English language.
(4.0) Submission/Opening of Prequalification Documents:
The documents must be submitted in sealed envelope, and clearly marked on the top left hand corner “Confidential” and top right hand corner “Pilot Program for International Vehicle Transit Charge (IVTC) at……….(List Border)……..Border” clearly marked “Original” at the bottom right hand corner and addressed to:
The Managing Director,
Federal Roads Maintenance Agency,
Plot 163, Aminu Kano Crescent,
Wuse II, Abuja,
Attention: GM (Procurement)
The Tender Documents must be delivered by hand not later than 12 noon of Tuesday February 10, 2015 to the Office of the Assistant General Manager (Procurement), FERMA Headquarters Annex Abuja, No. 7 Eldoret Close, Off Aminu Kano Crescent; Wuse II, Abuja.), Ground Floor, Room GF 003 as bids will be publicly opened immediately after the close of bid submission at the Agency’s Conference Room, Plot 163; Aminu Kano Crescent Wuse II, Abuja.
The Representatives of Companies that submitted prequalification documents, Representatives of Professional Bodies and the Civil Societies are invited to witness the opening.
Please note that:
(i) The Agency will not enter into unnecessary correspondence with any financial institution except when deemed fit and in the interest of the bid.
(ii) All costs incurred by any financial institution in respect of this advertisement are at her own expense and the Agency shall not entertain any claim whatsoever in this regard.
(iii) The Agency reserves the right to verify any claim made by any of the financial institution.
(iv) Late submission of bids will be rejected.
(v) The Agency is not bound to engage any prospective financial institution and reserves the right to annul the selection process at any point in time before the signing of contract agreement when unforeseen and justifiable developments warrant such action, without incurring any liability and assigning any reasons thereof.
Non Adherence to any of the Instructions above Attracts Automatic Disqualification.