FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS
FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX, PHASE 1 SHEHU SHAGARI WAY ABUJA
INVITATION TO TENDER AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR PROCUREMENT OF 2019 PROJECTS

1.0. INTRODUCTION
The Federal Government of Nigeria has allocated Funds to the Federal Ministry of Communications (FMC) in the 2019 capital Appropriation/Zonal Intervention Project for the procurement of Goods, Works, and Services for the execution of policies, programmes, and project towards achieving the mandate of the Ministry.

Accordingly, Federal Ministry of Communications wishes to invite qualified, interested and eligible Vendors, Contractors, and Consultants to participate in the bidding process.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
CATEGORY A: CONSULTANCY SERVICES

LOTPROJECT TITLE/DESCRIPTION
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/01IMPLEMENTATION OF WASTE MANAGEMENT DATA SYSTEM (FCT IN VIEW)
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/02IT CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR SOME SELECTED UNITY SECONDARY SCHOOL IN NIGERIA
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/03SYSTEMS INTEROPERABILITY TRAINING FOR OFFICERS OF E-GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT (TRAIN THE TRAINER)
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/04PROVISION OF BIOENERGY IN AN ICT CENTER USING URINE TECHNOLOGY
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/05EXTENSION OF GOVERNMENT SERVICE PORTAL (GSP)
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/06E-GOVERNMENT CENTRE/KIOSKS
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/07EXTENSION OF OPEN DATA PORTAL (ODP)
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/08E-WAKA (SMART ROAD TRAFFIC MONITORINGSYSTEM
LOT/2019/e-GOVT/CS/09IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL ADDRESSING SYSTEM (POLICY) (LOT 09A) ENGAGEMENT OF NOTABLE SOFTWARE DEVELOPER TO BUILD THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL ADDRESSING DATA WAREHOUSING SOFTWARE COMPLETE WITH THE USER APPLICATIONS, INTERFACE , ETC(LOT 09B) ENGAGEMENT OF A CONSULTANT ENDOWED WITH THE VAST KNOWLEDGE OF DATA INTEGRATION, WAREHOUSING AND MANAGEMENT TO ADVICE ON THE NATIONAL ADDRESSING SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION ACTIVITIES
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/10HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT ON E-LEARNING PROGRAMME FOR UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS IN ENUGU URBAN CITY, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/11ICT TRAINING FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN ENUGU EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/12ICT TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMME FOR YOUTHS IN  ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/13ICT TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT OF UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS, WOMEN AND THE HANDICAPPED IN EGBE MBUBE, OGAJA LGA, CROSS RIVER NORTH
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/14HUMAN CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT IN E-LEARNING PROGRAMME FOR UNEMPLOYED YOUTHS AND WOMEN IN IBADAN, OYO STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/15ICT TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING IN NKANU EAST, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/16ICT TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING IN NKANU WEST, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/17E-LEARNING CAPACITY BUILDING FOR SELECTED TEACHERS IN ILORIN KWARA STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/18ICT TRAINING AND CAPACITY BUILDING FOR YOUTHS, WIDOWS, DISABLED, TEACHERS AND SCHOOL GIRLS IN NASARAWA STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/19TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT ON ICT FOR YOUTHS IN BINDAWA/MANI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, KATSINA STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/20CONSULTANCY ON ICT SERVICES/DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABILITY MODEL FOR PUBLIC ACCESS VENUES (PAVS) IN NIGERIA
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/21CONSULTANCY SERVICE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF FEDERAL ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/22ICT CAPACITY BUILDING/TRAINING IF YOUTHS IN JAKUSKO, YOBE STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/23ICT CAPACITY BUILDING/TRAINING IF YOUTHS IN TOUNGO LGS, ADAMAWA STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/24YOUTH TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT IN COMPUTER, PORT-HARCOURT FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY II, RIVERS STATE
LOT/2019/ICT/CS/25TRAINING OF UNEMPLOYED YOUTH ON ICT IN MISAU/DAMBAM FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, BAUCHI STATE

INVITATION TO TENDER

CATEGORY B: WORKS

LOT/2019/RM&S/W/01SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF SOLAR POWER SYSTEM FOR SECURITY LIGHT ALONG 4KM PERIMETER FENCE AT FOUR INTERNATIONAL RADIO MONITORING STATIONS
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/02REHABILITATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF 2 BLOCK OF 4 BEDROOM FLAT EACH, INTERLOCK OF 1.1 KM WALKWAY STRETCH OF ROAD (IRMS), GUSAU
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/03REHABILITATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF WALKWAYS, 2 BLOCKS OF 4 FLAT EACH AZARE, 2 UNCOMPLETED BLOCKS OF 4 FLATS EACH AT AGOJA, 830 METERS OF UNCOMPLETED FENCES AT OGOJA AND 2 BLOCKS OF 4 FLATS EACH AT IPAJA, OGOJA, AZARE AND GUSAU
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/04CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF ICT CENTER AT IGBOHO, OYO NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT, OYO STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/05CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF ICT CENTER AT KAJOLA, OYO NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT, OYO STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/06PROVISION OF ICT EQUIPMENT FOR SAGBAMA TOWN ICT TRAINING CENTER, BAYELSA WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/07CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF ICT CENTER AT MBAITOLI/IKEDURU FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, IMO STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/08CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OG ICT CENTER AT  EKITI/ISIN/IREPODUN/OKE-ERO FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, KWARA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/09CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF E-LEARNING CENTER AT YAGAMU KWARE POLYTECHNIC ROAD BY UNILORIN TEACHING HOSPITAL, ILORIN EAST LGA, KWARA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/10E-KIOSK CENTER AT IDEMILI NORTH AND SOUTH FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY, ANAMBRA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/11E-KIOSK CENTER AT NASSARAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, KEFFI, NASSARAWA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/12E-KIOSK CENTER AT ORO LAYOUT, OFF  LAGOS ROAD, OKENE, KOGI STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/13SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF 300 DESKTOP COMPUTERS TO THE ICT INCUBATION HUBS IN DOMA, NASARAWA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/14CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPPING OF ICT CENTER IN ONORUBI TECHNICAL COLLEGE, ABIRIBA, OHAFIA LGA, ABIA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/15PROVISION OF E-KIOSKS IN OSUN STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/16PROVISION OF E-KIOSKS IN PLATEAU STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/17CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT OF TOWN HALL AND ICT CENTER AT EDO-ESE, ESA OKE IN OBKUN LGA, OSUN STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/18COMPLETION AND OPERATIONALIZATION OF INCUBATION HUBS IN DOMA, NASARAWA STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/19COMPLETION AND OPERATIONALIZATION OF INCUBATION HUBS IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/20COMPLETION AND OPERATIONALIZATION OF INCUBATION HUBS IN IBADAN, OYO STATE
LOT/2019/RM&S/W/21COMPLETION AND OPERATIONALIZATION OF INCUBATION HUBS IN KASTINA IN KATSINA STATE

CATEGORY C: GOODS

LOT/2019/HRM/G/01PURCHASE OF 1 COASTER BUS & ONE AMBULANCES FIR THE MINISTRY TOP MANAGEMENT SECRETARIAT AND THE LAGOS OUTSTATION
LOT/2019/HRM/G/02ICT CADRE MANAGEMENT: PROVISION OF ICT WORKING TOOLS AND CAPACITY BUILDING
LOT/2019/HRM/G/03PROVISION OF ICT EQUIPMENT AT CATHEDRAL OF GOOD SHEPHARED SCHOOL, ENUGU, ENUGU EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, ENUGU STATE
LOT/2019/HRM/G/04PROVISION OF I-PADS FIR VULNERABLE PEOPLE IN NIKE, ENUGU, ENUGU STATE EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT, ENUGU STATE

2.0. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested and competent Contractors wishing to carry out the above listed jobs are required to submit the following documents which will be subjected to verification by the Ministry;
a. Evidence of certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC2 and CAC7
b. Evidence of current Tax Clearance Certificate for the three (3) years-2016, 2017 and 2018, expiring on 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 Registration on the National Database as Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration report (IRR) expiring on 31/1/2020 or valid certificate issued by BPP
f. Evidence of current Nigeria Social insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
g. sworn Affidavit Disclosing whether or not any officer of the Ministry of Communication 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 ad correct in all particulars; Director, who has been convicted in any court in Nigeria or any other country for criminal offence in relation to fraud or financial impropriety and 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;
h. Company’s Audited Account for last three (3) years 2016,2017 and 2018
i. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission if Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness 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 qualifications (in case of Construction: COREN, CORBON or QSRBN
k. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letters of awards, valuation/job complete certificate showing timely completion of the projects and photograph of the projects
l. List of Plant/Equipment with proof of ownership/lease (where applicable)
m. For Training Services: evidence or registration with center for Management Development
n. For IT jobs: evidence of Registration with National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria;
o. Vehicle: Only companies included in the National Automative Design and Development Council’s approved list of local manufacturers of vehicles or their authorized representatives should bid for the vehicles;
p. Consultancy Services: Evidence of Firm’s registration with the relevant professional body(ies)
q. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a covering/forwarding letter under the Company/Firms Letter Head Bearing amongst others; the registration Numbers (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.

3.0. SUBMISSION OF EOI
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EoI0 documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications, Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase 1, Shehu Shagari way, Abuja and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed should have the name and addressed of the bidders and drop in the designated Tender Box in front of the Office of the permanent Secretary on the fourth Floor or before 12:00 noon on 7th October 2019. Firms for Consultancy services would not pay fee at this stage until sort-listing.

4.0. OPENING OF EOI/BIDS
The EoI will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission on 7th October, 20149 at 12:00 noon at the Minister’s Conference Room, 4th Floor, Ministry of Communications, federal Secretariat Complex, Phase 1, Shehu Shagari Way Abuja. All bidders and/or their representatives, relevant Professional Bodies and NGO’s are invites to witness the Public Opening exercise accordingly.

5.0. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
interested Companies are to collect the Standard bidding Document (for Goods & Works) form the office of Director Procurement, room 5B-(347), 3rd floor on evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N10, 000.00(Ten Thousand Naira Only) per lot paid into Ministry of communications REMITA Account in any commercial bank

6.0. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENT FOR GOODS & WORK
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 only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as Technical Bids or Financial Bid. Thereafter the two sealed envelopes should be put together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Communications, Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase 1, Shehu Shagari Way Abuja, and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed office of the Permanent Secretary on the fourth floor, on or before 12:00 noon on 4th November, 2019

7.0. OPENING OF BID
a. The technical bid will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on 4th November, 2019 at the Minister’s Conference Room, 4th Floor, ministry of communication, Federal Secretariat Complex, Phase 1, Shehu Shagari Way Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives, while the financial bids will be kept unopened.
b. Please, ensure that you sign Bid submission register in the Office of the Director Procurement room 5B (347), 3rd Floor, Ministry of communications will not be held for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Procurement Officer on procurement@commtech.gov.ng or visit the Ministry’s website www.commtech.gov.ng

8.0. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder
b. All CAC, PENCOM, ITF and TAX Clearance certificate may be referred to the Security Agencies Corporate Affairs Commission, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS). National Pension Commission Industrial Training Fund or any other relevant bodies for verification and any bidder who contravenes Section 58(4g) of the PPA 2007 will be liable to Section 58(6a & b), PPA 2007
c. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened
d. Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) lots
e. All cost will be borne by the bidders
f. All pre-qualified bidders will be contacted at a later date fir financial bid opening, while bids of un-successful bidders will be returned unopened
g. Only short-listed Consultants will be invited at a later date for collection of Request for proposal
h. The Ministry of Communications is not bound to pre-qualify any bidders and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with section 28 of the Public procurement Act 2007

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA

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