FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, PHASE III
AHMADU BELLO WAY, ABUJA
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) AND INVITATION TO TENDER FOR EXECUTION OF 2019 APPROPRIATIONS

1. INTRODUCTION
The Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated funds to the Federal Ministry of Education Hqtrs, in the 2019 Appropriation Act for the procurement of Goods, Works and services (Consultancy and Non-Consultancy) for the execution of policies, programs and projects towards achieving the mandate of the Ministry.

In compliance with the provisions of Public Procurement Act 2007, the Ministry wishes to invite interested and eligible Vendors, Contractors and consultants with relevant proven competence and experience to participate in the bidding process of the following projects/ Assignments, among others.

2. SCOPE
2.1. CATEGORY A(WORKS)

LOT NOPROJECT TITLE
LOT W1PROVISION OF SECURITY INFRASTRUCTURE IN 104 COLLEGES; PERIMETER FENCING, SOLAR STREET LIGHTS, SOLAR POWERED MOTORIZED BOREHOLE AND CCTV
LOT W2REHABILITATION AND EQUIPPING OF LABORATORIES IN 104 FUCs
LOT W3REHABILITATION OF CLASSROMS LABORATORIES AND HOSTELS IN FUCs
LOT W4CONSTRUCTION AND FURNISHING OF A BLOCK OF 3 CLASSROOMS IN A SELECTED LOCATION IN ESAN NORTH EAST/ESAN SOUTH EAST FED CONST EDO STATE
LOT W5RREHABILITATION OF BLOCKS OF CLASS ROOMS IN GOVT TECHNICAL COLLEGE, OKAMBI, OBUDU LGA, CROOS RIVER STATE
LOT W6CONSTRUCTION AND FURNISHING OF A BLOCK OF 3 CLASSROOMS AT SECONDARY SCHOOL OKE-ISANRIN, ALORA, OYO STATE
LOT W7UPGRADING OF INFRASTRUCTURE, EROSION CONTROL, REPAOIRS OF FLOODING, RAINSTORM AND DAMAGES IN FUCs

CATEGORY B (CONSULTANCY)

LOT NoPROJECT TITLE
LOT C1CAPACITY BUILDING OF (500) SCIENCE, TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL, MATHEMATEMATICS, INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) TEACHERS ON THE USAGE OF MOPDERN EQUIPMENT AND NEW APPROACHES OF TEACHING IN SCHOOLS
LOT C2CAPACITY BUILDING OF TECHNICAL STAFF ON THE APPLICATION OF NEWLY INSTALLAED LATHE MACHINES AND OTHERS AT FSTC IJANIKIN, IN HOUSE TRAINING
LOT C3CONDUCT OF TECHNICAL STUDY ON SKILLS GAP IN THE NIGERIA’S EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
LOT C4SENSITIZATION OF PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS ON THE IMPROVISATION OF LEARNING MATERIALS USING LOCAL CONTENTS IN THREE CORE SUBJECTS AREAS
LOT C5RETREAT FOR BUDGET DESK OFFICERS IN THE 104 NOS FUC
LOT C6MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP FOR HEALTH OFFICERS AND ADMINISTRATORS IN THE FUCs/HQTRS & PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL DRUGS & MEDICAL TOOLS & PERFORMANCE & ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMME FOR NURSES
LOT C7ICT SKILLS ACQUISITION PROGRAMMES AND TRAINING ON NEW PEDAGOGIES FOR TEACHERS IN FME & FUCs AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OF ICT TEACHERS & ICT ADMINISTRATOR

CATEGORY C (GOODS)

LOT NOPROJECT TITLE
LOT G1PROCUREMENT OF LABORATORY EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS IN FSEC, IJANIKIN, HORIZONTAL MILLING MACHINE, LATHE MACHINE, BAND SAW MACHINE, PLASTIC EXTRUSION MACHINE
LOT G2PURCHASE OF LIFTS FOR HEADQUARTERS AND ANNEX BUILDINGS
LOT G3PURCHASE OF SECURITY GADGETS AND EQUIPMENT
LOT G4PURCHASE OF 5NOS UTILITY CARS
LOT G5PURCHASE OF 3 NOS PROJECT VANS (DOUBLE CABIN), 1NO AMBULANCE, INO COASTER BUS

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Prospective bidders/service providers must possess the under-listed requirements to be eligible in this procurement process:
a. Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), please attach the company’s Article of Memorandum duly certified form
b. Current Tax Clearance certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019. with minimum average turnover of N20 million
c. Current pension compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
d. Current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019;
e. Current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliances Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
f. Interim Registration Report (IRR) Certificate of the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) expiring on 31/1/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP
g. Company’s Audited Accounts for three (3) years (i.e. 2016, 2017 and 2018), the Audit firm must be registered with financial reporting council of Nigeria
h. A Sworn Affidavit:
– disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the King’s College 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.
– That no partner/Director have been convicted in any country for criminal offenses related to fraudulent or corrupt practices or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter
– That all the required documents presented in this bid are both genuine and up-to-date and that the company is not under receivership, the subject of any form of winding up petition or proceedings, insolvency or Bankruptcy
i. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness and readiness 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 qualification (COREN, QSRBN and CORBON etc.)For works
k. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three(3) similar jobs (to the one interested) in the last five (5) years including letters of Award, Valuation Certificates Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of projects;
l. List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease(For works)
m. For joint venture/partnership, memorandum of understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, Tax clearance certificate, pension compliance certificate, ITF Compliance certificate, NSIF Compliance certificate, IRR & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner)
n. Only companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development councils approved list of local manufactures of vehicles or their authorized representatives should bid for the procurement of Vehicles
o. For Equipment: Letter of Authorization from Original Equipment Manufactures
p. For Training: Evidence of Accreditation by Centre for Management Development
q. All documents for submission must be transmitted with Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by 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 & C)
Interested companies are to collect the standard bidding document (SBD) from the office of Assistant Director (Procurement) Room 3.17 podium 1, 3rd floor on evidence of payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N10, 000.00 only per lot (except Consultancy), paid into the Federal Ministry of Education Hqtrs Remittal account in any reputable commercial bank.

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENT(CATEGORY A & C)
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 addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Federal Ministry of Education Hqtrs
Federal Secretariat, Abuja

And clearly marked with the name of the project and the lot number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box located in the office of the Assistant Director (Procurement) Room 3.17 podium 1, 3rd floor, not later than 12.00 on Tuesday, 24th September, 2019

6. SUBMISSION OF EoI DOCUMENTS(CATEGORY B)
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed as indicated above, and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box located in the office of the Assistant Director (Procurement) Room 3.17 podium 1, 3rd floor, not later than 12.00 on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019

7. OPENING OF EOI/BID
The EOI and Technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon, Tuesday, 27th of August, 2019 and 12 noon on Tuesday 24th September, 2019 respectively, at the Ministry’s Conference Hall 2nd floor in the presence of their representatives who choose to attend, while financial bids will be kept un-opened.
Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of Assistant Director (Procurement) Room 3.17 podium 1, 3rd floor. The Federal Ministry of Education Hqtrs will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
For further enquiries, please contact the AD (Procurement) on 08034667001

8. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. EOI/Bids must be in English Language and duly signed by an authorized Employee
b. EOI/Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
c. Service providers/Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.
d. All costs will be borne by the bidders
e. CATEGORY A& C: only pre-qualified bidders will be contacted at later date for financial bid opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened; and
f. CATEGORY B: only shortlisted firms will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for proposal.
g. The Federal Ministry of Education Hqtrs is not bound to shortlist/pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to cancel the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liability in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007

SIGNED
THE PERMANENT SECRETARY
THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION HQTRS

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