OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY, ILE-IFE, NIGERIA
INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING MOOR PLANTATION,
P.M.B. 5029, IBADAN
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR YEAR 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS

A. PREAMBLE
The Institute of Agricultural Research and training, Moor Plantation, Ibadan invites reputable contractors to Pre-quality for the under-listed projects.

Interested and reputable Contractors with relevant experience in handling the following Projects are therefore invited to apply for Pre-qualification as the first step to subsequent engagement of contractors on the Proposed Projects.

The Projects are as follows;

Lot 1Purchase of Chemicals, herbicides, storage preservatives and fertilizers.
Lot 2Rehabilitation of Ikenne Out station Building
Lot 3Construction of Physical Plants and Transport Maintenance Workshop
Lot 4Construction of Laboratory at the Headquarters.
Lot 5Construction of One (1) Screen House
Lot 6Construction of Perimeter Fencing
Lot 7Purchase of Motor Vehicle
Lot 8Purchase of Office Furniture
Lot 9Rehabilitation of Institute Access Road
Lot 10Purchase of Tractors and Implements
Lot 11Purchase of Farm Equipment
Lot 12Purchase of teaching/Learning aid equipment
Lot 13Rehabilitation of Livestock Housing Units

B. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission including Form CAC2 and CAC7;
(b) Evidence of Company’s income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years valid till 31 December, 2019.
(c) Evidence of Current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31 December, 2019.
(d) Evidence of Current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31 December, 2019.
(e) Evidence of Current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate Valid till 31 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 Committee of I.A.R. and T, Moor Plantation or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder, that the company is not bankrupt, in receivership or under liquidation or Involved in any litigation which can potentially affect the company’s ability to effectively discharge their responsibility if engaged and to confirm that all Information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
(h) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years- (2016, 2017 and 2018);
(i) Evidence of financial capability to execute the Project by submission of Reference letter from a reputable commercial bank Indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the Project when needed.
(j) Company’s 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.
(k) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar Jobs executed in the last five (5) years Including letters of awards, Valuation Certificate, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the Project,
(l) List of Plants/Equipment with Proof of Ownership/lease(where applicable)
(m) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (Tax Clearance Certificate, Pension Compliance Certificate ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Compliance Certificate, IRR and Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner),
(n) Only companies Included in the National Automotive Design and Development Council’s approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles or their authorised representatives should bid for the procurement
(o) All documents for Submission must be transmitted with a Covering /Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (Preferably GSM NO), and email address. The Letter Head Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the Page, duly signed by the authorised officer of the firm.

NB: Please note that submission of fake documents is a fraudulent practice which is punishable under the relevant laws.

C. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS.
Prospective bidders are to submit pre-qualification documents for each of the Lots desired, two (2) hard copies each of the technical bids packaged separately In sealed envelopes and clearly marked as ” Technical Bid” and addressed to The Executive Director,
Institute of Agricultural Research and Training,
Moor Plantation,
P.M.B.5029,
Ibadan.

and dearly 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 drop in the designated Tender Box in Procurement Office 2nd Floor, Crescent Building, Institute of Agric. Research and Training, Moor Plantation, Ibadan not later than 12:00 Noon Tuesday 17 September, 2019

D. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 Noon on Tuesday 17 September. 2019 in the Conference Room. Crescent Building. Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Moor Plantation, Ibadan in the presence of bidders or their representatives, Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Procurement Office. Second Floor. Crescent Building, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, as the Institute will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Procurement Officer on e-mail siconigeria@yahoo.com

E. 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 unopened.
(c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.
(d) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
(e) Only pre-qualified bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of tender documents;
(f) The Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Moor Plantation is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the Procurement Process at any time without Incurring any liability in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007

DEBOYE POPOOLA
DEPUTY REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO THE INSTITUTE

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