NATIONAL CENTER FOR HYDROPOWER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
ENERGY COMMISSION OF NIGERIA
UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, NIGERIA
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS

1.0. INTRODUCTION
The National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development (NACHRED) charged with the mandate of organizing and conducting research and development in hydropower management and technologies invites interested qualified and credible contractors/consultants to tender for the – goods, works and consultancy services appropriated in the 2019 fiscal year.

2.0. CATEGORY OF PROJECTS

2.1. CATEGORY A-WORKS
Lot 1: Construction and Installation of Solar Power Boreholes in some locations in the country
Lot 2: Completion of On-going Small Hydropower Generation in Ondo State
Lot 3: Supply and Installation of Solar Powered Street Light in Some locations in the country

2.2. CATEGORY B – SUPPLY OF EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS
Lot 4: Procurement of various Research Equipment
Lot 5: Procurement of projects Monitoring Vehicle
Lot 6: Supply of various Empowernmnet5 Items in some locations in the country

3.0. REQUIREMENTS / ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC2 and CAC7
b. Evidence of company income tax clearance certificates for the last three years valid till 31st December, 2019 with a minimum average turnover of 2million (N2,000,000.00)
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 1/01/2020 valid Certificate issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
g. Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) three years – 2016, 2017 & 2018
h. Evidence of financial capacity to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable Commercial Bank willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
i. 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.)
j. List of Plants/Equipment with proof of ownership/lease agreement
k. Only companies included in the National Automotive Design and Development Council’s approved list of local; manufacturers of Vehicles or their authorized representative should bid for Lot 5,
l. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letter of Awards, Valuation Certificate, Job Completion certificates and photographs of the projects
m. All bidding documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the company’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC), as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Numbers (preferably GSM No.) and valid e-mail address and official company’s address. The Letterhead Paper must bear the Names, Nationalities and telephone number of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm

4.0. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Tender documents can be collected from the Centre upon presentation of a non-refundable tender fee of N10,000.00 per lot to National Centre for Hydropower Research and Development’s TSA accounts

5.0. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
All completed Technical and Financial tender documents must be submitted
in Two (2) copies each including One (1) original and One(1) copy sealed in separate envelopes clearly marked Technical Bid and Financial Bid for NACHRED 2019 capital projects. Both sealed envelope must be endorsed and sealed in a third envelopes marked with Project Title, and Lot Number and Company’s name at the top left hand corner of the envelopes to the dropped in the box at the Main Entrance/Reception of: National Center for Hydropower Research and Development (NACHRED), University of Ilorin, Km 18, Ajase-Ipo Road, Opposite ARMTI, Ilorin Nigeria not later than Monday 23rd September, 2019 at 10:00 am.

6.0. OPENING OF BID DOCUMENTS
The technical bids will be opened in the presence of all bidders or their representative at 10:00am on Monday, 23rd September, 2019 in the Conference Room of the Centre. Only pre-qualified bidders will be invited at a later date for the opening of financial bids, while financial bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned un-opened.

7.0. DISCLAIMER AND CONCLUSION
a. Submission of trader/proposal documents is not a guarantee for an award of contract
b. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened

SIGNED
DIRECTOR
NATIONAL CENTRE FOR HYDROPOWER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN, ILORIN, NIGERIA

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