NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION, (NIEPA) ONDO
INVITATION TO BID FOR 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS IN THE CAPITAL APPROPRIATION
AND CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION
The National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), a parastatal under
Federal Ministry of Education (FME), established to train, research and disseminate information in respect of education sector planners and managers with Headquarters in Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria, in pursuit of implementing its mandate, wishes to procure the following:

2. SCOPE OF WORKS/GOODS/SERVICES

2019 CAPITAL PROJECT

LOT 001/ERGP/23132570Supply of pupils chairs and desks in selected schools in the six geopolitical zonesGoods
LOT 002/ERGP123132571Supply of instructional materials in some selected primary and secondary schools in the North EastGoods
LOT 003/ERGP/30131886Computerization and Provision of internet Facilities in NIEPA, ONDOService
LOT 004/ERGP30131888Upgrading of Electricity FacilitiesWorks
LOT 005/ERGP/30131889Safe and secure environment for education, North-Western ZoneService
LOT 006/ERGP/30131890School based professional development for schools in the six geo-political zonesService
LOT 007/ERGP/30131891Supply of pupils chairs and desk in selected schools in the six geo-political zonesGoods
LOT 00B/ERGP130131892Supply of instructional materials in some primary schools, North-EastGoods 
LOTO09/ERGP445033944Training of youths and provision of take-off grants in Chikun/Kajuru Federal constituency kaduna stateService

2019 – CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS

Code 001/2019 ZIP 300Enlightenment and Empowerment of Education Stakeholders on the importance of Service educating the Girl Child and Reduction of out of school Children in South South StatesService
Code002/2019 ZIP 301Training of Education Stakeholders on the Safety and Security of Children in Schools in Bayelsa StateService
Code 003/2019 ZIP 302Enlightenment and Empowerment of Education Stakeholders on the Importance of educating the Girl Child and Reduction of out of school Children in Bayelsa State.Service
Code 004/2019 ZIP 303Supply of Motorcycles for women and youth empowerment in Minna Chanchaga Federal Constituency, Niger StateGoods 
Code 005/2019 ZIP 304Supply of Refrigerators for women and youth empowerment in Minna/Chanchaga  Federal Constituency, Niger StateGoods

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Prospective bidders must possess the under-listed requirements to be eligible to participate in this procurement:
a. Evidence of Certificate of incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission(CAC)with copies of forms CAC 02 &CAC 07;
b. Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) for the last three (3) years 201, 2017 & 2018) valid till 31st December, 2019
c. Evidence of 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:
f. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) valid till 1st January 2020 valid Certificate issued by BPP
g. Company Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic Professional qualifications,
h. Verifiable documents of at least (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including letter of awards, Valuation Certificates, Job completion Certificate and photograph of projects
i. Evidence of duly audited accounts for the last three (3) years 2016, 2017 & 2018);
j. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project 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
k. A sworn affidavit disclosing:
i. whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Institute for Educational Planning And Administration, And 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 its bid is true and correct in all particulars
ii. The Company is not bankrupt. in receivership or insolvent and
iii. No Director of the company (Past or Present) has ever been convicted for criminal offences relating to fraud or financial impropriety in any court of law;
l. A Letter of authority empowering the Institute to verify any of the claims contained in the submitted documents; and
m. 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 authorized officer of the firm.

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (GOODS WORKS)
Interested and competent bidders are requested to collect bid documents from Procurement unit of the address below, upon presentation of evidence of payment of non-refundable tender fee of N 10,000.00 only per Lot, using CBN Treasury Single Account on Remita
Account name: National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA)
Bank Name: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) -Remita
Account Number: 0160468261027

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (GOODS)
Completed Technical and Financial bids in separate envelop (two sets of hard copies) shall be submitted. The two envelopes should be enclosed in a large envelope labeled Technical and Financial Bids with the project name at the top right-hand comer with company name behind and addressed to
The Director-General Chief Executive
National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), Nigeria, KM 4, Laje Rd, off Ondo-Ore Road, Ondo,
Ondo City, Nigeria.

The documents should be deposited in the Tender box at the office of the Director-General/CE,
National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA) Nigeria, Ondo between the hours of 8am-4pm Monday – Friday not later than 12:00 noon on 21st October, 2019

6. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENTS (CONSULTANCY SERVICE
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (Eol) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed as indicated above 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 no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 23rd September 2019.

7. OPENING OF EOI BID
The EOl and technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadlines for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 23rd September, 2019 and 12:00 noon on Monday 21st October, 2019 respectively in the Institute’s Council Chamber. Bidders companies’ representatives and interested members of the Public including Professional bodies, Civil Servant and Non-Governmental Organizations are hereby invited to witness the public opening of the Technical bids.

8. GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Bid Must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidders
b. Bidders should not bid for more than one (1) lot
c. Bidders Submission should be paginated:
d. All Cost will be borne by the bidders;
e. Goods & Works: Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of unsuccessful bidders will be returned un-opened;
f. Only shortlisted bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of Request for Proposals:
g. NIEPA is not bound to prequalify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with S. 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007; and
h. NIEPA reserves the right to verify from relevant body, the authenticity of any claim made on the documents submitted by all companies/Bidders

NOTE: THOSE COMPANIES THAT HAVE SUBMITTED THEIR BIDS/EOI BASED ON THE PREVIOUS BPP ADVERT NEED NOT SUBMIT AGAIN AS OPENING OF EOI AND TECHNICAL BID DOCUMENTS WILL BE DONE BASED ON THE NEW DATE IN THIS CURRENT ADVERT IN THE NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.

SIGNED
Director-General/CE

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