AKWA IBOM STATE POLYTECHNIC IKOT OSURUA
INVITATION FOR PRE- QUALIFICATION AND TENDER FOR 2015/2016 AND 2015-2017 LIBRARY INTERVENTIONS NORMAL PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION
The Polytechnic wishes to bring to the notice of interested competent and reputable companies that the Institution would want to construct a One-Storey Library Building and Procurement of Furniture under the TETFUND 2015/2016 Normal and 2015-2017 Library Interventions Project as listed below:

2. SCOPE OF WORKS/SUPPLIES

Lot 1Construction of One Storey Academic Office Complex comprising of 30Nr. Offices, 1 Nr. Board Room, Toilet Etc.
Lot 2Procurement and installation of 655Nr. 5-1-1 lecture theatre seats and various Office Furniture and Equipment for Academy Office Complex
Lot 3Procurement of assorted Books in various fields
Lot 4Procurement of various Library Furniture

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7;
(b) Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019.
( c) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
( d) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
( e) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
( f) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/1/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
(g) A Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
(h) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3)years – 2016, 2017, 2018;
(i) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of
Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating
willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(j) Company Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications
(k) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation/Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the projects;
(l) List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable);
(m) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorised officer of the firm.

4. COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the office of the Director of Works after payments of a non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 only per LOT payable to Bursary Department of the Polytechnic.

5. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, two (2) hard copies each of the technical and financial bids with softcopy of financial bid only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Technical Bid” or “Financial Bid”. Thereafter, put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope and boldly marked with the name of the project and lot number, and addressed to The Rector, Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic Ikot Osurua, Akwa Ibom State. The reverse side of the envelope should bear the name of the company and should be hand delivered to the Office of Director of Works not later than 11:00a.m. on Tuesday 13 August, 2019. Original documents should be available for sighting on Demand during and after opening of bid document.

6. OPENING DATE
The technical bids will be opened at 11:00a.m. on Tuesday 13 August, 2019 at the Council Chambers of the Polytechnic in the presence of bidders or their representatives, while the financial bids will be kept un-opened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of the Director of Works of the Polytechnic. Bidders, their representatives, Civil Society Organisation in the areas of Anti-Corruption/Transparency, and professional bodies are hereby invited to witness the opening.

7. PLEASE NOTE THAT:
(a) Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder;
(b) Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
( c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots
(d) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
( e) Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened;
( f) The Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007

SIGNED
RECTOR

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