FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH
OSHODI, LAGOS
(FEDERAL MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)
P.M.B. 21023, IKEJA, LAGOS
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND WORKS FOR THE
EXECUTION OF 2019 CAPITAL AND ZONAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION:
The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, a Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology is desirous of carrying out its Capital and Zonal Intervention Projects under 2019 Budget Appropriation. Reputable Contractors, Suppliers and Service Providers with relevant experience and financial capabilities are invited to tender for the Projects as indicated below:

2. SCOPE OF SUPPLIES/WORKS SERVICES
CATEGORY A-GOODS

LOT NOPROJECT DESCRIPTION
A1Fabrication, Supply and Installation of Cassava Processing Equipment
A2Furnishing of Cassava Processing Plant Office in Ifedore, Ondo State
A3Furnishing of Gari Processing Plant in Nkalagu, Ebonyi State
A4Supply and Installation of ICT Materials for FIIRO ICT Centre
A5Supply and Installation of Equipment for Myco Product Development
A6Resuscitation and Refurbishing of Induction Furnace
A7Supply and Installation of Equipment for Hair Extension and Industrial B
A8Supply of Electronic Office Equipment for Research Documentation
A9Acquisition of Library Books/E-Books
A10Supply and Installation of Packaging Equipment for Packaging Technology Division
A11Supply and Installation of Stand Alone Solar System Street Lights for the Institute(Phase 1)
A12Procurement of Materials for Budget Planning and Implementation
A13Supply and Installation of Specialized Enzymes Production Equipment
A14Supply of Specialized Chemicals for Production of Industrial Enzymes
A15Archiving of Records and Documentation in HRM and Account Department
A16Supply and Installation of Equipment for Molecular Laboratory
A17Maintenance of various engineering equipment for Research and Development
A18Supply and Installation of Laboratory Equipment for Pulp and Paper Division
A19Installation of Industrial Boiler, Automated Zobo and Run Plant
A20Supply of Agricultural Equipment for Ifo/Ewekoro Federal Constituency Ogun State Abuja Liaison Office
A21Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSME in Abuja liaison office
A22Fabrication and Installation of Oil Mill
A23Supply of Tyres Tubes and other Accessories for Project and Utility Vehicle
A24Fabrication of training equipment on FIIRO completed technology
A25Supply and Installation of fast multipurpose Hybrid dryer for onions/garlic processing
A26Supply and Installation of Mini Laboratory Equipment for Mycotoxin Analysis
A27Supply and Installation of semi-automated packaging machine
A28Supply and installation of solar panel for Biotechnology Laboratory
A29Supply of laboratory scale bench top spinning and weaving machine
A30Equipping and furnishing of Sensory Evaluation (phase II)
A31Fabrication and Installation of Zobo Extractor and Pasteurizer Machine for Zobo Production for North-East Zonal Office
A32Fabrication and installation of Zobo Production Equipment for North Central zonal office
A33Fabrication and Installation of Fufu Pulper and Powder Filling Machine for South-East Zonal Office, Enugu
A34Fabrication and Installation of Yam Slicer and Parboiler Machine for instant Pounded Yam Flour for South-West Zonal Office
A35Fabrication and Installation of Parboiler and Powder filling Machine for Plantain Flour production for South-South Zonal Office
A36Fabrication and Installation of Zobo Extractor and Pasteurizer machine for Zobo production for Abuja Liaison Office
A37Fabrication and Installation of Zobo Cleaner for North-West Zonal Office
A38Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSMES in North-East Zonal Office, Yola
A39Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSMES in North-West Zonal Office, Kano
A40Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSMES in North Central Zonal Office, Langtang
A41Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSMES in South-East Zonal Office, Enugu
A42Printing of Industrial project opportunity in selected Agro Processing Technologies for MSMEs in South-South Zonal Office, Agbor
 CATEGORY B-WORKS
B1Proposed Construction of Industrial Borehole
B2Proposed Rehabilitation of Laboratory Building
B3Proposed Rehabilitation of Offices in PDD Complex
B4Proposed Rehabilitation of Laboratories in Olajide Koleosho Complex
B5Proposed Rehabilitation of the Roofing System in PDD (Phase 1)
B6Proposed Renovation of External Wall of Koleosho Laboratory Building
B7Proposed Construction of Entrepreneurship Centre in FIIRO
B8Proposed Construction of Cassava Processing Plant in Atani
B9Proposed Renovation of Catalytic Cassava Processing Centre at Owode
B10Proposed Renovation of Mycotoxin Laboratory
B11Proposed Renovation of Engineering Store
B12Proposed Renovation of Project and Process Development Building
B13Proposed Partitioning, Furnishing and Equipping of FIIRO Exhibition and Entrepreneur lip Centre in Abuja
 CATEGORY B-WORKS
 Digitalisation of Project Management Processes in FIIRO
C1Fabrication and Installation of Zobo Extractor and Pasteurizer machine for Zobo production for Abuja Liaison Office

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The Prospective Contractors shall be required to submit the following documents:
a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC2 and CAC7;
b. Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years 2016, 2017 & 2018) 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. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi 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 particulars:
h. Company’s Audited Account 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. Evidence of Firm registration with relevant Professional Body(ies) such as Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria and National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA):
k. For supply of Equipment: Letter of Authorisation as representative of Original equipment manufacturer’s
l. Company’s Profile with 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.);
m. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates. Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the projects
n. List Of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable):
o. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letterhead 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 authorized officer of the firm.

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A & B)
Interested firms for the procurement of Goods and Works are to collect bid documents from the Procurement, 3rd Floor, POD Building, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos between 9:00 am – 3:30 p.m. upon presentation of evidence of payment of a non-refundable tender fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000) per lot in favour of Federal Institute of Industrial
Research Oshodi (FIIRO) by using the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) payment gateway platform that can be accessed from the REMITA website at www.remita.net or service.firo.gov.ng/shop/tender-fees-payment. Firms interested in Lot C1 pay at this stage unit after shortlisting

5. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
INVITATION TO TENDER:
The Completed Tender Documents (both Technical & Financial) are to be enclosed in Two Separate envelopes marked “Technical” and “Financial” and enclosed in a bigger envelope with appropriate project title and Lot No. of the project at top right hand corner and addressed to
THE DIRECTOR GENERAL/CEO, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023
Ikeja, Lagos State and should be dropped in the appropriate boxes marked, Goods or Works in the office of the Director Procurement, Federal Institute of Industrial, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023, Ikeja, Lagos State not later 12.00 noon, Wednesday, 15th January, 2020.

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST:
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (Eol) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the DIRECTOR GENERAL CEO as stated above; 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 in the office of the Director Procurement, Federal Institute of Industrial, Oshodi, P.M.B. 21023 Ikeja, Lagos State not later 12.00 noon, Wednesday, 18th December, 2019.

6. OPENING OF BIDS
Category A & B: Only technical bids will be opened immediately following the deadline for the submission at 12.00 noon, Wednesday, 15th January, 2020 at the Institute Auditorium in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission
Register in the Procurement Office, 3rd Floor, PDD Building, Federal Institute of Industrial
Research Oshodi, Lagos, as the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
Category C: The EOI will be opened immediately following the deadline for the submission at
12.00 noon, Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 at the Institute Auditorium in the presence of bid or their representatives.
For further enquiries, please contact the “08132173116” on e-mail: infor@firo.gov.ng.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
1. Letter Authorizing FIIRO to make enquires about any information supplied by the company.
2. No Bidder should bid for more than Two (2) Lots
3. Bidder or their representatives and other interested Organizations / General Public are this notice invited to witness the event.
4. category A&B: Only Prequalified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bid opening, while financial bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned un-opened;
5. Category C: Only shortlisted firms will be invited at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals;
6. Late submission will be returned un-opened;
7. Bidder shall be responsible for all expenses incurred in the preparation of their Bids
8. Failure to satisfactorily fulfil the conditions as requested above will result to the invalidation of such Tender
9. FIIRO reserves the right to verify the authenticity of claim(s) made by any tendering Company
10. FIRO shall reserve the right to reject any submission based on unverifiable information
11. Please note that this exercise place no commitment on FIRO nor establishes any legal relationship whatsoever.
12. The procurement can be cancelled in line with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

The Institute’s website, E-mail address and Phone number are as follows:
E-mail Address: – info@fiiro.gov.ng
Website: -www.fiiro.gov.ng
Tel: -08132173116
Signed
MANAGEMENT

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