NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR COLLEGES OF EDUCATION
PLOT 829, RALP SHODEINDE STREET, CENTRAL AREA ABUJA
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR AUDITING ASSIGNMENT

1.0. INTRODUCTION
In compliance with the Public Procurement act 2007, the National Commission for Colleges of education, Abuja hereby invites interested, experienced, competent and reputable Auditing Firms to submit Expression of Interest for the Auditing Assignment of the Commission’s 2018 Accounts.

2.0. SCOPE OF SERVICE
The Scope of Service shall be Auditing of 2018 Commission’s Accounts.

3.0. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Interested firms should submit two (2) bound EoI documents duly signed, paginated, separated by dividers and arranged in the order outlined hereunder:
a. Evidence of certificate of incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including forms CAC2 and CAC7
b. Evidence of Firm’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) valid till 31st December 2019
c. Evidence of Current PENSION compliance certificate valid till 31st December 2019
d. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) certificate valid till 31st December 2019
e. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) clearance 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 30th June, 2019 or a valid certificate issued by BPP;
g. Evidence of firm’s registration with Financial Reporting Council (FRC) of Nigeria.
h. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Commission of Colleges of Education or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and confirm that all information presented in the are true and correct in all particulars
i. Company’s Audited accounts for the last three (3) years i.e. 2016, 2017 & 2018
j. Up to date Practicing License
k. Certification of the Office of the Auditor General of the Federation.
l. Evidence of financial capability to execute the job, by submission of reference letter from a reputable commercial bank with willingness to provide credit facility when needed.
m. Company Profile’s C.V and Professional qualifications of key personnel with Relevant professional bodies e.g. ICAN/ANAN
n. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs successfully executed in the last five years including Letters of awards, Valuation Certificate and/or job completion
o. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided
p. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding Letter under the company’s Letter Head paper bearing amongst other, the Registration Number (RC), as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), contact Address, Telephone Numbers (preferable 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. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of expression of Interested (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope an addressed to Executive Secretary, National Commission for Colleges of Education, Plot 829, Raph Shodeinde Street, Central Area, Abuja, and clearly marked with Expression of Interest for Auditing of 2018 Commission’s Account. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box at the 2nd Floor, NCCE Secretariat not later than 18th June, 2019.

5.0. OPENING OF BID
The EoI documents will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission by 12 noon, 18th June, 2019. In the Boardroom, 2nd Floor, NCCE, Abuja, in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the bid submission Register in the office of the Head of procurement, room 237, 2nd Floor, NCCE Secretariat, Abuja, as the National Commission of Colleges of Education will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Head of procurement on e-mail: bornarc2000@yahoo.co.uk

6.0. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. EoI must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder;
b. EoI submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened
c. All cost will be borne by the bidders
d. All shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of tender documents
e. The National Commission for college of Education is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserve the right to annual the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

Signed
Executive Secretary,
NCCE, Abuja.

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