FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
MICHAEL IMOUDU NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LABOUR STUDIES
KM 7, AJASE – IPO ROAD
P.M.B 1524, ILORIN, KWARA STATE
www.minils.gov.ng
INVITATION TO TENDER AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINUS), a Parastatal of Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in furtherance of to its statutory mandate intends to undertake the Procurement of various Works, Goods and Services under the 2019 Capital Appropriation and in accordance with Extant Provision of Section 25 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

1.2 The Institute, therefore, invites all interested, reputable and competent Contractors, Suppliers and Consultant /Service Providers with relevant experience to execution the following projects inserted in the 2019 approved budget of the Institute

2.0 SCOPE OF WORKS, GOODS AND SERVICES
The Scope of Works, Supply and Service for the projects earmarked for execution are categorized as follows:

2.1 CATEGORY A-WORKS
Interested Contractors/Suppliers are invited to submit Technical and Financial Bids for the following Projects.

LOT NO.PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION
MINILS/WKS/19/1AConstruction of 3nos. Solar Powered Boreholes with 22.5m3 capacity surface tanks, and areas of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/1BConstruction of 2nos. Solar Powered Boreholes with 22.5m3 capacity surface tanks, and mini distribution outlets at selected areas of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/1CConstruction of 2nos. Solar Powered Boreholes with 22.5m3 capacity surface tanks, and mini distribution outlets at selected areas of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/1DConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected area of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/1EConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected area of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/1FConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected are of Zone B, Benue State.
MINILS/WKS/19/2AConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected are of Anambra State.
MINILS/WKS/19/2BConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected ate of Anambra State.
MINILS/WKS/19/2CConstruction of 1no. Solar Powered Borehole with 22.5m3 capacity surface tank, and mini distribution outlet at selected are of Anambra State.
MINILS/WKS/19/5Provision of Oil Mill in Mbaitoli of Mbaitoli/Ikedudu Federal Constituency, Imo State
MINILS/WKS/19/3AConstruction of 5 Units of 1 Block of Classrooms in Buruku, Benue State (A)
MINILS/WKS/19/3BConstruction of 5 Units of 1 Block of Classrooms in Buruku, Benue State (B)
MINILS/WKS/19/3CConstruction of 5 Units of 1 Block of Classrooms in Buruku, Benue State (C)
MINILS/WKS/19/4Construction of UPU in F.C.T, Abuja

CATEGORY –B (GOODS)

MINILS/GDS/19/8Supply of 255nos. Grinding Machines for Owerri Federal Constituency, Imo State.
MINILS/GDS/19/9Supply of 258nos. Sewing Machines for Owerri Federal Constituency, Imo State.
MINILS/GDS/19/7Provision of Empowerment materials for Wudil, Kano State
MINILS/GDS/19/9Supply of 10nos. Tricycles (KEKE) for Youths of Akunu Ikare, Ondo State.
MINILS/GDS/19/10ASupply of 5nos. 100kva Transformers for selected communities of Buruku, Benue State (A)
MINILS/GDS/19/10BSupply of 5nos. 100kva Transformers for selected communities of Buruku, Benue State (B)
MINILS/GDS/19/11ASupply of 50nos. Motorcycles (Bhaja) for communities of Jechira Constituency Benue State (A)
MINILS/GDS/19/11BSupply of 50nos. Motorcycles (Bhaja) for communities of Jechira Constituency Benue State (B)
MINILS/GDS/19/12Supply of 200nos. Sewing Machines for communities of Agberagba in Benue State
MINILS/GDS/19/13Supply 100nos. Grinding Machines for communities of Agberagba in Benue State
MINILS/GDS/19/14Supply and Installation of Poultry Equipment in Makurdi, Benue State
MINILS/GDS/19/6Provision of Empowerment Materials for Youths in Owerri Federal Constancy

CATEGORY –C (CONSULTANCY SERVICES)

MINILS/CNS/19/15Training and Empowerment of Youths in Owerri Federal Constituency, Imo State
MINILS/CNS/19/16Empowerment of Youths and Women in Agalawa Federal Constituency, Kano State
MINILS/CNS/19/18Empowerment of Youths and Women in Mana, Sokoto State
MINILS/CNS/19/17Skill, Development Training for Fagge Federal Constituency, Kano State

3.0 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Interested and Competent Contractor, Suppliers and Service Providers /Consultants wishing to carry out any of the project under the above three (3) categories are required to submit the following documents in their Technical Proposals:
(i) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and Form CAC7;
(ii) Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2016, 2017, 2018); valid till 31st December 2019; with minimum average turnover of N40 million;
(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 Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) 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 the Interim Registration Report (IRR) Expiring on 31st January, 2020 or Valid Certificate issued by BPP;
(vii) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant Committees of the Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies 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;
(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 reputable commercial Bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(x) 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: CORED, 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 Award, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the Projects;
(xii) List of Plants/Equipment with proof of ownership, lease (where applicable);
(xiii) For Category C: Evidence of Accreditation by Centre for Management Development;
(xiv) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, Tax Clearance Certificate, Pension Compliance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Compliance Certificate, IRR and Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner);
(xv) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a covering/ forwarding letter under the company/firm’s letter headed 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 letter headed papers must bear the names and nationalities of the Directors of the Companies at the bottom of the page duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

4.0 COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A&B)
Interested companies are to collect the standard Bidding Document (SBD) from Monday 29th July, 2019 between the hours of 8:30am – 4:00pm from the office of Head of Procurement Unit, room 2, floor, H/Qtrs, Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, Ilorin, upon presentation of evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee N10,000.00 only per Lot. All payment should be made into Treasury Single Account (TSA) with Central Bank of Nigeria through REMITA by generating Remita Retrieval Reference (RRR). After payment letters shall be taken to the Financial and Account Department of MINILS for issuance of receipt for collection of tender documents.

5.0 SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A&B)
Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the tot 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 Director-General, Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, Km 7, Ajase-Ipo Road, Ilorin, Kwara State 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 should be deposited in the Tender Box at the address above, not later than 12:00noon on Monday, 9 September, 2019.

6.0 OPENING OF BIDS DOCUMENTS (CATEGORY A&B)
Technical Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for the submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 9 September 2019 at the Institute’s Training Hall II, in the presence of Bidders or their representatives and Interested members of the public, relevant professional bodies, Civil Society and Anti-Corruption Agencies, while the Financial Bids will be kept unopened. Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register with the principal procurement officer, Mr. John Joel S. at the address stated in 4.0 above, as the Institute will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For farther enquiries, please contact the Head of Procurement on GSM no. 08030633378 or e-mail address: yahayadauda1970@gmail.com

7.0 SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CATEGORY C
Interested firms are to submit Two (2) bound copies (original & duplicate) of Expression of Interest documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “Expression of Interest” and address as stated in 5.0 above, and clearly marked with (the name of the project and Lot No.).
Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box not later than 12:00 noon on Monday 12 August, 2019. Late submission will be returned un-opened.

8.0 OPENING OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
The EOI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday 12 August, 2019, at the Institute’s Training Hall II in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Only shortlisted firms at EoI evaluation would be invited at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals.

9.0 GENERAL INFORMATION
Bidders are Invited to please note the following:
(i) Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder:
(ii) Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
(iii) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots
(iv) Category A&B: Prequalified Bidders will be contacted at a later date for Financial Bid Opening white Bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned unopened:
(v) Category C: Only shortlisted firms will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposal
(vi) All costs will be borne by the bidders as the Authority will not be held responsible for any cost or expenses Incurred by my interested party(s) in connection with any response to this invitation;
(vii) Non-Compliance with the conditions staled herein will lead to automatic disqualification of the bidder from the bidding process
(viii) The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies 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 26 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

SIGNED:
DG/CEO
MICHAEL IMOUDU NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LABOUR STUDIES

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