NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND STRATEGIC STUDIES, NIPSS KURU,
P.M.B. 2024, BUKURU, JOS, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

1.0. INTRODUCTION
The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies by this notice intends to execute the under-listed projects as approved in the year 2019 Appropriation Act accordingly:

In view of the above, the Institute hereby invites reputable contractors with relevant proven competence and experience to tender for the execution of the following projects:

2.0. SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE PROJECTS
The scope of work for the projects are detailed in the bidding documents which shall be issued to prospective bidders

S/NLot noDescription of Facility Location
1.Lot 11:1, 1:2, 1:3, 1:4, 1:5 & 1:6 (6 lots)Renovation of Participants’ Chalets(Kuru) Jos Plateau State
2.Lot 22:1, 2:2, 2:3, 2:3, 2:4 & 2:5 (5 lots)Renovation of research Fellows’ Charles(Kuru) Jos Plateau State
3.Lot 3Procurement of Canteen and Kitchen Equipment(Kuru) Jos Plateau State
4.Lot 4Procurement of 1 (One ) operational Vehicle (in addition only local manufacturers/assemblers of vehicles approve by the National Automotive Design and Development Council or their authorized dealers are eligible to bid.(Kuru) Jos Plateau State

3.0. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Prospective bidders meet the under-listed requirements to be eligible to participate in this process
a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAX7
b. Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance certificate for the Last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019; with minimum average annual turnover of N50 million for Lots 1, 2, 3 & 4
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 01/01/2020 valid Certificate issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
g. Sworn Affidavit
– disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant Committees of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru Jos or the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a dormer 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
– Not in receivership, subject of any form insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings of the subject of any form of winding up petition or proceedings
– Not have any Director who has been convicted I y court in any Country for criminal offences relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter.
h. Company’s Audited accounts for the last three (3) three ears – 2016, 2017 & 2018
i. 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.
j. Company’s Profile indicating full company address(es) with telephone numbers and e-mail with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project including copies of their Academic /Professional qualifications (in case 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 certificate, Job completion certificates and photographs of the projects;
l. List of plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable)
m. All bidding 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. COLLECTION OF BID DOCUMENTS
Interested and competent bidders are requested to collect bid documents from the Secretary tenders Boards, NIPSS, Kuru, Jos Plateau State, upon presentation of evidence of Payments of a non-refundable tenders fee of Ten Thousand Naira (N10,000.00) only per Lot, Through NIPSS Remita Platform Accounts in any Commercial banks (0090159661015)

5.0. SUBMISSION OF BIDS DOCUMENTS
Prospective bidders are required to enclose their Technical documents in an envelope (marked Technical) and the Financial bid in another envelope) marked Financial) and two separate envelopes shall be enclosed in one sealed outer envelope clearly marked” INVITATION TO TENDER Lot No. (Indicating the lot).

Submission should be addressed to:

Director General,
National Institute for Policy
and Strategic Studies, Kuru
(NIPSS Kuru), Jos
Plateau State,
P.M.B 2024, Bukuru, Jos

The completed and sealed bid documents should contain the bidder’s name on the reverse side of the envelope and be deposited in Tender Box in the Director General’s Secretary between the hours *am -4pm Monday – Friday, on or before 10:00am Thursday 12th September, 2019

6.0. OPENING OF BIDS
Only technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 10:00am Thursday 12th September, 2019 at the National Institute Unity Hall, while financial bids will be kept un-opened. Bidder’s representatives, professional bodies, civil Society Organization, Non-governmental organizations and interested members of the public are hereby invited to witness the opening of the Technical bids.

7.0. PLEASE NOTE THAT
 All bid documents shall be subject to verification and authentication by the respective issuing authentication
 Companies are not permitted to bid for more than one lots. Any bidder that violates the rules shall be disqualified.
 Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be contacted at a later date for financial bids opening, while financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened
 This advertisement is published for information purpose, and should not be construed as a commitment or obligation on the part of NIPSS award these contract
 NIPSS is not bound to consider any bid ad reserve the right to reject all bids at any time prior to the acceptance of a bid or cancel the procurement proceeding in the public interest
 Tender fees shall not be returned refunded to any disqualifield bidders
 Due diligence exercise shall be conducted to verify all the claims made by bidders for further clarifications on the advertisement
 Documents must be properly arranged and paginated in the same order for cse of reference
 All submission should be made in English Language
 Failure to comply with the instruction above and to provide the required documents shall result in the disqualification of the bidders

Signed
Secretary
National Institute tenders Board
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR POLICY AND STRATEGIC STUDIES, KURU,
P.M.B. 2024, BUKURU, JOS, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA
Phone No: 08080905188
Email: nipsskuru@gmail.com
Website: www.nipsskuru.gov.ng

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