FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
RURAL ACCESS AND AGRICULTURAL MARKETING PROJECT (RAAMP)
PROJECT ID: P163353
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (REOI) CONSULTANCY SERVICES- FIRMS SELECTION
CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE PREPARATION OF PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING DESIGN, EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTS AND BIDDING ‘DOCUMENTS OF 500 KM PRIORITIZED RURAL ROADS UNDER DESIGN AND BUILD CONTRACT IN KOGI STATE.
Reference KG/RAAMP/AD VT/40/VOL1/44

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Federal Ministry of Finance has applied for financing from the International Development Association (IDA)-The World Bank and French Development Agency (AFD) and on-lent the financing to Kogi State towards the cost of rehabilitation of prioritized rural roads and river crossings, construction/rehabilitation support for the establishment of agro logistics hubs and institutional development under the Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP). It is intended that part of the proceeds of the financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) includes

(i)      The preparation of conceptual engineering design and report of approximately 500km of rural and state roads in Kogi State;

(ii)     The preparation of employer requirements for design – build contracts for approximately 500km of rural and state roads in the Kogi State

(iii)    The preparation of bidding documents and to provide procurement support for approximately 200km of rural and state roads in Kogi State.

The duration of the services is 6 months.

The draft Terms of Reference (TOR) subject to modification and finalization before issuance of Request of Proposal (RFP), for the assignment can be found at the following websites: www.ramp.gov.ng

The State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU) on behalf of the Kogi State government now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services.

Interested Consultants are encouraged to provide verifiable information demonstrating the fulfillment of the criteria in form of project profile stating: the project name, the location of the project, the name and address of the client/beneficiary, the name (s) of associated firm (s) if any, the duration of the assignment, the value of the contract and a brief narrative of the project.

Key Experts will not be evaluated at the short listing stage.

The short-listing criteria are given in the Expression of Interest (EoI). The EoI includes the following documents:-

(i)      Section I- Instructions for submission of Expression of Interest.

(ii)     Section-II Eligibility and short-listing Criteria including Annexure-I to V.

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s ‘‘Procurement Regulations for Investment Project Financing (IPF) Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest

Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate clearly whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a sub-consultancy. In the case of a joint venture, all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract, if selected.

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the QCBS method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 0800 to 4:00pm.

Expressions of Interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below in person, or by courier mail on or before 12 noon prompt on 23 May, 2019,

Kogi State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU)
Rural Access and Agricultural Marketing Project (RAAMP)
Behind Kogi State Secretariat
Zone 8 (Along Confluence Stadium) roads
Lokoja, Kogi State.
Telephone/GSM: + 234 8036085517 +2348090695002
Email Address: kogiraamp212@gmail.com
Contact Person: Engr.Sheidu Obansa Adamu.

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