GOMBE STATE GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
BETTER EDUCATION SERVICE DELIVERY FOR ALL (BESDA), GOMBE
C/O STATE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION BOARD (SUBEB), PMB 097, OLD LOCAL GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT, DUKKU ROAD, GOMBE.
INVITATION FOR PRE- QUALIFICATION OF CONTRACTORS / SUPPLIERS UNDER 2019/20 BESDA PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION
Gombe State Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA P-for-R) is inviting reputable contractors, suppliers and vendors with proven experience to submit Pre- Qualification documents for the under listed projects under the BESDA 2019/20 Projects.

2. SCOPE OF WORKS / SUPPLIES

APrinting of Textbooks & other Official Materials
BProvision of School Feeding
CProvision of Training Materials for NFLCs
DProvision of Blackboards & Accessories
EProcurement of Mats
FProvision of Uniforms
GProvision of Collapsible Mobile Tents
HRehabilitation/improvisation of Toilets in NFLCs
IProcurement of ICT/EMIS Materials/ Equipment
JProcurement of Hilux 4×4 Vehicle

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
(b) Evidence of company income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019;
(c) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from reputable Commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(d) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letters of Awards and Job Completion Certificates;
(e) Company Profile including details of key staff to be deployed for the execution of the project including their phone numbers and email addresses.
(f)Verifiable list of equipment to be used for the project.
(g) Evidence of registration as a contractor with Gombe State Government; and
(h) Evidence of registration as a contractor with SUBEB, Gombe.

4. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are to submit two (2) hard copies of pre-qualification documents packaged in sealed envelope and clearly marked as “Pre-Qualification Documents with the Lot number clearly indicated on the left-hand side of the envelope and addressed to the:

Procurement Committee,
Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA),
Old Local Government Secretariat,
Dukku road, Gombe, Gombe State.

Bids are to be drop at the designated Tender Box at the address above as from 8.30am to 4.00pm on weekdays not later than two (2) weeks from the date of this publication (19th Nov. 2019).

5. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The Pre-Qualification documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission as stated above in the presence of the Bidders or their representatives.

6. GENERAL INFORMATION
(a) Bid must be in English Language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder,
(b) Late submission of bids would not be entertained;
(c) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
(d) All pre-qualified bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of Tender documents; and
(e) The Better Education Service Delivery for All, Gombe is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the process at any time without incurring any Liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

SIGNED
DR. ABDULLAHI BAPPAH AHMED
PROGRAMME COORDINATOR