NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – NHRC
19, AGUIYI IRONSI STREET, MAITAMA, ABUJA
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS OF THE COMMISSION

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:

LOT NOPROJECT
32Construction of one (1) Block of two (2) classrooms and Teacher’s Office at Amaimo Comprehensive Secondary School, Ikeduru LGA, Imo East Senatorial District, Imo State
33Supply of Tricycles for Youth Empowerment in Obodo, Amaimo, Ikeduru LGA, Imo East Senatorial District, Imo State
34Construction of fully equipped ICT Centre in Kosofe Federal Constituency, Lagos State
35Supply of (4) Nos of 18 Seater Toyota High Roof Bus and 1No of Toyota Hilux for Intervention of Human Rights Abuse in Imo State

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
(a) Certificate of incorporation/Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form 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 in the Audited Accounts;
(c) Evidence of Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(d) Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM 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 31 /1 /2020 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’s Audited Account 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’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.);
(k) Verifiable list of similar jobs successfully executed in the last three (3) years including letters of award and job completion certificate, 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) 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 & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner);
(n) 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. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested contractors are to collect the Tender documents from the Procurement Department, National Human Rights Commission 19 Aguiyilronsi Street, Maitama, Abuja on evidence of payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N10,000.00 only per lot through REMITA platform. All bidders are expected to collect tender documents from the Office of the Director of Procurement at the Headquarters of the Commission.

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER 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 lronsi 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 lronsi Street, Maitama, Abuja) not later than 12:00 noon on 2 December, 2019.

6. OPENING OF PRE-QUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS:
Only the technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon on Monday, 2 December, 2019 at the Auditorium, National Human Rights Commission, 19, Aguiyi lronsi Street, Maitama, Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives. The contractors are to ensure that they have signed 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
Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned unopened. All contractors should include valid email address and phone numbers on which they can be contacted. Names of pre-qualified contractors will be placed on the Commission’s notice board, website and text messages to their respective addresses.

7. 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) 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.

SIGNED:
DIRECTOR PROCUREMENT
FOR: EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION

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