COCOA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA – CRIN
KM14 IBADAN IJEBU-ODE ROAD
IDI-AYUNRE, IBADAN
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION AND TENDER FOR 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS

A. INTRODUCTION
Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) located at Km 14. Ibadan/Ijebu-Ode Road, Idi-Ayunre Ibadan is one of the parastatals in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in pursuance of implementation of its 2019 Capital budget, invitations for pre-qualification are hereby opened to interested qualified applicants for the execution of the Institute’s Capital Projects proposed for execution in 2019.

B. SCOPE OF WORK
The work comprises Procurement, Engineering and Research work as further described below:

LOTPROJECTS
LOT 1Continuation of Construction of Ultra-Modern 1,000 Seater Auditoriums CRIN Headquarter Ibadan (5th Phase).
LOT 2Continuation of Rehabilitation of Intra-Institute Road from the main gate to the Nursery At CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan 6th Phase)
LOT 3Continuation of Construction of Central Laboratory at the CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan (5th Phase).
LOT 4aProcurement and installation of Solar Power (SPN Department And Engineering Division) at CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 4bProcurement and installation of Solar Power (Plant breeding Section and Plantation Estate Management Section) at CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 4cProcurement and installation of Solar Power (Entomology Section) at CRIN Headquarters Ibadan
LOT 4dProcurement and installation of Solar Power (Audit Division and Upgrading of Economics and Extension Department) at CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 5aRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan (Rest House and Library Buildings)
LOT 5bRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Owens Substation. Ondo State
LOT 5cRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Uhomora Substation, Edo State
LOT 5dRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Ochaja Substations, Kogi State
LOT 5eRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Ibeku Substations. Abia State
LOT 5fRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Mambilla Substations, Taraba State
LOT 5gRehabilitation of buildings at CRIN Ajassor Substations, Cross River State
LOT 6Purchase of Laserjet Printer GIS Equipment’s and Laptop
LOT 7Procurement of Utilities Vehicle (18 sealer passengers Bus)
LOT 8Outsourcing al securities and cleaners at CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 9Construction and Reticulation of Borehole at Nursery CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan.
LOT 10Construction and Reticulation of Borehole at CRIN Health Centre, Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 11Upgrading of Somatic Embryo –Genesis Laboratory Equipments at CRIN Headquarters. Ibadan
LOT 12Construction and Rehabilitation of collapsed Screen Houses, Headquarters, Ibadan
LOT 13Procurement of laboratory consumable, glass wares and farm tools
LOT 14Identification and valuation of Institutes Assets in Headquarters and Six Substations
LOT 15Purchase of Deskjet printers
LOT 16Procurement of furnitures
LOT 17Purchase of equipment for incubation platform
LOT 18AProvision of cottage cashew processing plant in Kogi State
LOT 18BProvision of cottage cashew processing plant in Ekiti State.
LOT 19Capacity building on cocoa processing and production to farmers

C. PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Interested and competent Contractors wishing to carry out any of the jobs are required to submit the following documents which will be subjected to verification by CRIN.
1. Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
2. Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December 2019:(ie 2016,2017&2018
3. Bank reference and evidence of financial capability.
4. Company Audited Account for the last 3 years 2016,2017&2018
5. Company profile with curriculum vitae of key officers, including photocopies of relevant professional/technical qualifications
6. List of verifiable equipment land and tools indicating ownership or lease agreement.
7. Verifiable evidence of successful completion of similar works with copies of letters of award and certificates of successful completion and engagement
8. Evidence of current PENSION COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE valid till 31 December, 2019.
9. A sworn affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Bureau of Public Procurement or Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.
10. Certificate of compliance with the amended Industrial Training Fund Act 2011 to be valid up to 31 Dec 2019.
11. Verifiable Certificate of Registration with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) National Database Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers. (IRR valid till 01-01-2020)
12. Evidence of Current Compliance with National Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) valid till 31″ Dec. 2019

N.B: The above listed requirements shall form the bids evaluation criteria and non-compliance with any of the stated conditions shall result in automatic disqualification of the bidder

D. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
Completed tender documents should be in three copies (Marked ‘One Original and two Copies’) each for Technical and Financial Bids, packaged in two separate wax sealed envelopes clearly marked at the top right comer of each envelope stating the title of the project ie. TECHNICAL  BIDS FOR LOT 1 AND FINANCIAL BID FOR LOT 1 and at the reverse side, the name of the Company should be boldly written Both envelopes shall then be put in a large envelope clearly marked at the top right corner stating the title of the project. To be addressed and submitted to:

The Executive Director
Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria
KM 14, Ibadan/Ijebu-Ode Road
P.M.B. 5244
Idi – Ayunre
Ibadan, Oyo State

E. COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS
A complete set of Bidding Documents shall be collected by interested bidders from the address in paragraph ‘D’ above on the submission of written application accompanied by a non-refundable tender fee of fifteen thousand naira only (N15,000.00)

F. BID COLLECTION
Bid collection starts on 26 August, 2019 the bid document(s) will be available for collection from the office of the Procurement Officer, CRIN Headquarters, Ibadan.

G. BID CLOSING/OPENING
Bid submission closes on 28 October, 2019 and submitted bids will be opened immediately at the address below in the presence of Bidders and/or their representatives and interested members of the public by 12pm prompt at Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, Conference Room, KM 14 Ibadan/ljebu-Ode Road, Idi Ayunre Ibadan, Oyo State.

H. Bidders should please note that submitted documents shall first be subjected to Pre-qualification based on the advertised criteria C (i-xii) above and only pre-qualified bidders shall be considered for financial bids.

I. Nothing in this advertisement shall be construed as a commitment on the part of CRIN to award any or all the above-listed projects to a bidder

J. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Bid must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder.
The bid is being extended by three (3) weeks.
b. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened.
c. No bidder shall be awarded more than two (2) lots where such bidder wins more than two.

Note: – This maximum ceiling is important in order not to overstretch bidder’s capacity and cause delay in project delivery

Signed
THE MANAGEMENT
COCOA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA

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