NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION
19, AGUIYI IRONSI STREET, MAITAMA, ABUJA
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION FOR THE 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS, ZONAL INTERVENTION/CONSISTENCY PROJECTS OF THE COMMISSION

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: MONDAY, 29 JULY, 2019

1. INTRODUCTION
The National Human Rights Commission of Nigeria was established by the National Human Rights Commission Act 1995 (as amended) in line with Resolution 48/134 of the United Nations General Assembly which enjoins all member states to establish Independent National Institutions for the promotion, protection and enforcement of human rights.

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) shall undertake the procurement of various Goods, Works and Services including Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects of the Federal Government of Nigeria as approved in the 2019 Appropriation Act.

In Compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the NHRC, therefore, invites interested contractors with both foreign and local relevant experience and good track record to submit pre-qualification documents for contracts for the 2019 Capital Projects.

2. SCOPE OF WORKS/SUPPLY

CATEGORY A

LOT NOPROJECT DESCRIPTION
1Land acquisition for operational purposes in the states
2Supervision/Re-design of Office Building nationwide suitable under Paris Priciple
3Construction/Purchase of identified offices in 6 states, one in each geopolitical zones operations under the Paris Principle
4Continuation of upgrade and Renovation of Hqtrs Building Complex, minor works and car park
5New Elevator/Lift for the Hqtrs building
6Purchase of new Generator for the Hqtrs building (1 No. 500 KVA and 1 No. 10 KVA
7Continuation of work for upgrade and reconstruction of Port Harcourt Zonal Office
8Rehabilitation of work at Reid Offices
9Acquisition of office space for Human Rights Training Institute

CATEGORY B

LOT NOPROJECT DESCRIPTION
Lot 10Furnishing of Hqtrs and State Offices
Lot 11Office Equipment for Hqtrs, Zonal and State offices
Lot 12Purchase of Computers and Accessories for Hqtrs, Zonal Office and State Office
Lot 13Upgrade of ICT/Automation at Hqtrs, Zonal and State offices.(1)          Automation of Complaints Treatment Mechanism.(2)          Automation of Human Rights Monitoring Mechanism
Lot 14Purchase of Vehicles: (a) 21Nos Buses (b) 3Nos Saloon Care.
Lot 15Purchase of 1 Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual/Gender Based Violence through the provision of one shelter in Abuja, FCT

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT
(a) Certificate of Incorporation issues by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7, Memorandum and Article of Association
(b) Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017, 2018) corresponding to declared turnover, expiring on 31st December, 2019;
( c) Evidence of current Industrial Trust Fund Compliance Certificate expiring on 31 December, 2019;
( d) Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate expiring 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 inclusion of the Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 30th June, 2019 or valid Certificate issued by BPP;
(g) Sworn Affidavit:
• disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Human Rights Commission 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;
• that none of the Directors or Consultants have been convicted in any court of any criminal offences
(h) Company Audited Account prepared by a reputable Chartered Accounting firm for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017, 2018);
(i) Evidence of Financial Capability to execute the Projects by submission of 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, 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 Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the projects (please provide contact addresses of the clients who may be contacted for reference):
(l) List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable);
(m) Evidence of Authorisation from Original Equipment Manufacturers for Lots 6, 11 and 12;
(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 vehicles;
( o) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (all the eligibility requirements are compulsory for each JV partner);
(p) 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 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 authorised officer of the firm.

4. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
Interested contractors should submit their documents for each of the desired lot, two (2) copies of the technical and financial bids documents each with softcopy of financial bid document only in MS Excel format packaged separately in a sealed tamper proof envelope marked as Technical Bid document or Financial Bid Document. Thereafter, put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission 19 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja 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 drop in the designated Tender Box (Office of the Director Procurement, National Human Rights Commission, 4th Floor, Room 318,19, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja) not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 29 July, 2019.

5. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
The technical bids will be opened Immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 29 July, 2019, at the Auditorium, National Human Rights Commission, 19, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives. The contractors are to ensure that they have sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of the Director of Procurement, National Human Rights Commission, Abuja, as the Commission will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the Director of Procurement on 08181217848 nhrcanigeria@yahoo.com
Names of pre-qualified bidders will be placed on the Commission’s notice board, website and text messages to their respective addresses.

6. 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 un-opened;
( 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 invited at a later date for collection of Tender documents;
( f) The Commission 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 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

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