CENTRE FOR BLACK AND AFRICAN ARTS AND CIVILIZATION (CBAAC)
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS

INTRODUCTION:
The Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization in compliance with the provision of the Public Procurement Act 2007 intends to undertake the execution of the under-listed Projects under the 2019 capital budget of the centre.

The Centre therefore invites reputable and interested contractors for pre-qualification in respect of the following Projects:

SCOPE OF WORK/SUPPLIES

Lot AProcurement of Materials, for the Restoration and Rehabilitation of CBAAC Museum
Lot BDigitalization of and Deployment of the Centre’s Cultural Resources
Lot CPurchase of Motor Vehicle
Lot DProcurement of specialized Materials for the operation of the Centre’s Studio
Lot EProcurement of Office Equipment for the Centre’s Outreach Station in Ife, Osun State

The Scope of Work is outlined in the Tender documents on which the offer is detailed in the procurement list sourced by the Centre’s Tenders Board.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
To qualify for consideration, Applicants are required to submit the documents stated hereinafter.
Failure to submit any of the under-listed documents may lead to the disqualification of the Applicant:
(i) Evidence at Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including forms CAC2 and CAC7;
(ii) Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019;
(iii) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(iv) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(v) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSIHT) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(vi) Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/01/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
(vii) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Centre the Black and African Arts and Civilization or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary Interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particular;
(viii) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years -2016, 2017, 2018;
(ix) 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.
(x) Company Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualifications (in case of construction: COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON etc.)
(xi) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar Jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the project;
(xii) List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable);
(xiii) All document, for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Heed Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably CSM So ), and e-mail address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Name, and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) on evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 per Lot, paid into the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization’s Remita account in any reputable commercial bank in Nigeria.

SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidden 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 addressed to the Ag. Director-General, Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 30 December, 2019.

OPENING OF TECHNICAL BIDS
Only the technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 30 December, 2019 at the Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization, No. 36/38 Broad Street, Lagos 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, as the Centre will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

CLOSING FOR SUBMISSION
The closing date for submission is Monday 25 December, 2019. That is Six Weeks from the Date of Advertisement

NOTE: Only Pre-qualified respondents will be invited for Tender.

GENERAL INFORMATION
(a) Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorised 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) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
(d) Interested contractors are expected to submit their bids separately for each of the jobs independent of the other
(e) Only pro-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 Centre 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
AG. DIRECTOR – GENERAL

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