THE PRESIDENCY
NATIONAL LOTTERY REGULATORY COMMISSION (NLRC) AND THE NATIONAL LOTTERY TRUST FUND IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE GUIDELINES OF THE
INFRASTRUCTURE CONCESSION REGULATORY COMMISSION (ICRC)
PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP) PROJECT
TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOTTERY/GAMING CENTRAL MONITORING SYSTEM IN NIGERIA THROUGH PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

The National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) in collaboration with the National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF) intends to build, deploy and operate a Lottery Central Monitoring system (CMS).

The purpose is to facilitate the effective discharge of their respective statutory responsibilities in the Lottery/Gaming operations. The CMS is intended to ensure transparency, propriety, and integrity of the national lottery/gamming sector in Nigeria through real-time monitoring and tracking of lottery/gaming transactions and revenues accruing therefrom: reduce leakages of government revenues; and foster direct foreign investment in the national lottery/gaming industry in Nigeria by the infrastructure concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC)

The National Lottery regulatory commission and National Lottery Trust Fund in compliance with the guidelines of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory commission now seek the services of Transaction Adviser to provide a broad range of advisory service for the procurement of the Central Monitoring System and hereby invites qualified and experienced Transaction Advisers to express interested in providing such services.

The services to be provided by the Transaction Adviser include but not limited to the following:
• Upgrade earlier Studies in the same project
• Preparation of an Outline Business case (OBC) in line with the National Policy on PPP (N4P);
• Preparation of full Business case (FBC) including PPP transaction structuring to complete project PPP development
• Provide market trends that will confirm decisions on scope, structuring and timing of transaction;
• Assist in designing of project work plan, timetable, management of the procurement ad evaluation process and support to the project delivery Team (PDT);
• Preparation of information memorandum and tender documentation (Including concession contract etc.)
• Readiness for market assessment
• support in project marketing
• Organization d preparation, where necessary of supporting documentation to be made available to bidders (including technical analysis)
• Preparation of bidding documents, draft concession agreement and assist in negotiation with one or more parties prior to contract award
• Management of their advisory inputs and overall management of the advisory team to ensure a successful transaction;
• Social safeguard and environmental issues.

The prospective Transaction Adviser may consist of a single firm or a consortium of firms with a specialist in the financial, legal, technical, PPP, social/environmental and other specialist expertise required to successfully bring the transaction to market and reach financial close. In the case of a consortium, members must jointly identify one of the firms comprising the consortium as the Lead Transaction Adviser. The Lead transaction Adviser will have primary responsibility for liaising with the project delivery team (PDT) and for managing the consortium’s advisory inputs as a whole.

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)
a. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation (or Business name where applicable) issued by Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7
b. Evidence of Firm’s Tax Clearance certificate (or personal income taxes of the partners where applicable)
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 31/01/2020 valid Certificate issued by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
g. Evidence of Firm’s registration with a relevant professional body (ies)
h. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Lottery Regulatory 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
i. Company’s Audited accounts for the last three (3) three ears – 2016, 2017 & 2018
j. 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.
k. Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff to be deployed for the project; including copies of their Academic /Professional qualifications:
l. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including a letter of Awards, Valuation Certificate, Job Completion certificates
– Evidence of extensive knowledge and experience in advising governments in structuring of transactions on local and international projects
– Track record of successful closing of PPP concessions, particularly in the relevant sector (lottery/gaming industry)
– Description of roles played in at least five (5) PPP transactions closed in emerging markets during the past seven (7) years (at least one of which should be in the past three (3) years)
– Relevant experience in market infrastructure concession including technical competence in developing similar facility;
– Experience working in Nigeria and/or Africa
m. For Jon venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU0 should be provided (Tax Clearance Corticated, Pension Compliance certificate, ITF Compliance certificate, NSITF Compliance certificate, IRR & Sworn affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner
n. All bidding documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding Letter under the company’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC), as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Numbers (preferably 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

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Interested Transaction Advisers are to note that upon receipt and opening of EOIs, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission and the National Lottery Trust Fund shall evaluate the pre-qualify applicants. Thereafter, pre-qualified applicants shall be invited for collection of request for proposal (RFP)
Expression of interest duly authorized must be submitted in five (5) hard copies (one (1) original and four (4) copies) and one (1) soft copy (in a readable flash drive) in a sealed envelope clearly marked EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR TRANSACTION ADVISORY SERVICE FOR DEPLOYMENT OF A CENTRAL MONITORING SYSTEM FOR THE LOTTERY/GAMING SECTOR IN NIGERIA

To be submitted not later than 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 14th August 2019 at the following address:
Office of the Head of procurement
Second floor
National Lottery Regulatory Commission
Plot 640 Cadastral Zone B4
Off Shehu Musa Yar’adua way’s
Jabi District, Abuja

Interested applicants are kindly requested to note that:
– Submission of EOIs shall be in English Language Only
– Submission of EOIs through electronic media will not be considered
– The EOI opening shall take place immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 14th August 2019
– Firms/their representatives, CSOs and professional bodies are invites for the EOI’s opening.

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