NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC)
167, ABA ROAD, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE
INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) FOR GOODS, WORKS, NON-CONSULTANCY SERVICES AND EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES

1.0 INTRODUCTION
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) hereby invites interested bidders to procure Goods, works, Non-Consultancy and Consultancy Services at her Head office at 167 Aba Road and state offices.

2.0 OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE OF THE SERVICES
2.1 SUPPLY OF DIESEL
Provision of premium quality diesel of specific gravity 0.85 for the generators at the Commission’s headquarters in truck of 33,000 litre capacity.

2.2 SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION OF BATTERIES AND 7KVA INVERTERS
Provision and installation of high-quality Batteries and Inverters to power IT infrastructure and to be delivered at the Commission’s Delta state office.

2.3 RENOVATION OF NDDC ABUJA LIAISON OFFICE
SCOPE OF WORK
• External works/perimeter fencing/ car park
• Borehole/ mechanical installation and maintenance/Electrical
• Steel gate, ceiling/windows and doors
• Interior floor and wall finishing/ painting.

2.4 CLEANING AND WASTE DISPOSAL
To procure professional cleaning and waste disposal companies to provide professional and impeccable cleaning and waste disposal services in its facilities including detailed and thorough cleaning of all offices, visitors waiting rooms, restrooms, balconies and common areas/surrounds, internally and externally

2.5 EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANCY
(2.5.1) To procure educational consultants that will study the Commission’s Regional Education Programmes and its impact on the region to enhance effective and efficient services delivery of NDDC’s Education programmes in the Niger Delta

(2.5.2) The scope of services include:
(a) Identify gaps in the educational sector in the Niger Delta Region
(b) Report on the impact and gaps of NDDC Education programmes in secondary schools, scholarship scheme, capacity building, educational aids and infrastructure.
(c) Research on the best approach to implement the Commission’s Education programmes.
(d) Interface with the relevant organs on issues related to Education curriculum.
(e) Provide advisory support to the Commission on education.

2.6 AGRICULTURAL CONSULTANCY FOR THE ANCHOR BORROWERS PROGRAMME
(2.6.1)To procure Agro based consultants in the nine NDDC states that will implement the anchor borrower’s project for the Commission’s Regional Agricultural Programmes. The programme is designed to ensure food security, alleviate poverty and grow the local economy through agricultural business in the Region and Nigeria

(2.6.2) The scope of the services include:
(a) Formation and registration of an Umbrella body and ABP loan processing and documentation.
(b) Farmers profiling, verification, constitution and Execution of PMT.
(c) Formation of Co-operative, Training and Certification of Farmers.
(d) Farmers Visitation, inspections and selection with Employment and input supply
(e) Monitoring and farm Extension activities and off takers and processors.

S/N.PROJECT NAME/LOCATIONLOT NO.
1Cleaning Of NDDC Abia State Office, Abia State44-45
2Refuse Disposal At NDDC Abia State Office, Abia State47
3Cleaning Of NDDC Akwa Ibom State Office, Akwa Ibom State48,51-52
4Refuse Disposal At Akwa Ibom State Office, Akwa Ibom State53
5Cleaning Of NDDC Bayelsa State Office, Bayelsa State55
6Refuse Disposal At Bayelsa State Office, Bayelsa State56
7Cleaning Of NDDC Cross River State Office, Cross River State57-59
8Refuse Disposal At NDDC Cross River State Office. Cross River State61
9Cleaning Of NDDC Delta State Office, Delta State62-66
10Cleaning Of NDDC Ondo State Office, Igbokoda, Ondo State75
11Educational Consultancy In The Region13-7
12Supply Of Diesel, Stood Litre Capacity11-12
13Supply and Installation Of Batteries And Inverters1
14Agricultural Consultancy For the Anchor Borrowers Programme1-9
15Renovation Of NDDC Abuja Liaison Office1

3.0 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
This solicitation for Tender shall be based on meeting the following minimum eligibility criteria:
(a) Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) by inclusion of Certificate of Incorporation, Forms CAC2 and CAC7 or Business Name where applicable;
(b) Evidence of current Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate (or Personal Income Tax Clearance Certificate of all the Partners) for the last three (3) years valid till 31st December, 2019;
(c) Evidence of current Pensions 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 Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019
(f) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not an officer of the relevant committee of the Commission or 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;
(g) Company’s Audited Accounts for the last three (3) years 2016, 2017, 2018:
(h) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable Commercial Bank indicting willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(i) Company’s Profile with list of Staff to be deployed for the project, (to include CV of professionals for Consultancy);
(j) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Job Completion Certificate and Photographs of the projects (where applicable).
(k) List of Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease (where applicable);
(l) 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;
(m) Proof of registration with EHORECON (for waste management only);
(n) Evidence of valid DPR permit for diesel supply only
(o) Evidence of good standing and non-encumbrance with any PFI (for Agric. consultancy only)
(p) Evidence that the firm has engaged in previous anchor borrowers programme/ awareness/ sensitisation
(q) Evidence that the firm has farmers and cooperative societies it has worked with in the NDDC states (for Agric consultancy only)
(r) Evidence of SCUML Certificate. (for Agric consultancy only)
(s) Evidence that the company is an off-taker and processor of an Anchor borrowers programme (for Agric consultancy only)
(t) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Cover/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 Letter Head 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.

4.0 COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS (GOODS & WORKS)
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the office stated below: The Head. Procurement Unit, Office of the Acting Managing Director/CEO, 8th Floor, Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission, 167, Aba Road. Port Harcourt, Rivers State on evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) only per Lot, paid into Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)’s Remita Account in any Commercial bank in Nigeria.

5.0 SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
5.1 FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Interested firms are to submit Expression of Interest for each of the Lot desired, in a sealed envelope and clearly marked with the name of the project and lot number and, addressed to Procurement Unit, Office of the Acting Managing Director/CEO, 8th Floor, Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission; 167, Aba Road, Port Harcourt – Rivers State not later than 12:00 noon, Monday, 4 November, 2019.

5.2 GOODS, WORKS AND NON- CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Prospective bidders are to submit Bid for each of the Lot desired in two (2) hard copies each of the Technical and Financial Bids with softcopy of Financial Bid in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Technical Bid” or “Financial Bid”. Thereafter, put the two (2) sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to:

The Head, Procurement Unit, Office of the Acting Managing Director/CEO, 8th Floor, Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission, 167, Aba Road. Port Harcourt, Rivers State
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 dropped in the designated Tamper Proof Tender Boxes located at:

Procurement Unit, Office of the Acting Managing Director/CEO, 8th Floor, Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission; 167, Aba Road, Port Harcourt – Rivers State not later than 12:00 noon, Monday, 2 December, 2019.

6.0 OPENING OF EOI AND TECHNICAL BIDS
The EOI and Technical Bids will be opened immediately after the deadlines for the submission at 12:00 noon. Monday, 4 November, 2019 and 12:00 noon, Monday, 2 December, 2019 respectively, in the Reception Hall (Ground Floor), Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission; 167, Aba Road, Port Harcourt Rivers State in the presence of bidders or their representatives, thereafter the Financial Bids will be opened.

Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of the Head, Procurement Unit; Office of the Acting Managing Director/CEO, 8th Floor, Head Office Building, Niger Delta Development Commission; 167, Aba Road, Port Harcourt – Rivers State, as the Niger Delta Development Commission will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

For further enquiries, please contact the Head, Procurement Unit on 0818-857-8594 or e-mail nddc.procurementoffice@yahoo.com

7.0 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 rejected.
(c) Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots (note; this maximum ceiling is important in order not to over-stretch bidder’s capacity, and cause delay in project delivery)
(d) All costs will be borne by the bidders;
(e) The Niger Delta Development Commission is not bound to pre-qualify or accept 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

Dr. AKWAGAGA LELEGIMA ENYIA
Acting Managing Director/CEO

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