JIGAWA STATE GOVERNMENT
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION/INVITATION TO TENDER

a. PREAMBLE
The Government of Jigawa State in its effort to increase access to portable water supply in the small towns wish to embark, through the SMALL TOWNS WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AGENCY (STOWA), hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the upgrading and conversion of 7 no. motorized water supply schemes to solar powered system in Jahun, Birnin Kudu, Ringim and Dutse zone respectively, reinforcement of trunk main and improvement of reticulation and construction of 2no. new solar powered water supply schemes.

b. SCOPE OF WORK
i. Upgrading and conversion of 1no. motorized water supply scheme to solar powered system at Jabo (K/Hausa LGA) in Jahun Zone (LOT-1).
ii. Upgrading and conversion of ino. motorized water supply scheme to solar powered system at Doko (Garki LGA) in Ringim zone (LOT-2).
iii. Upgrading and conversion of 2no. motorized water supply schemes to solar powered system at Balago and Bakar Kuka (Kiyawa LGA) and (Babura LGA) in Ringim and Dutse zone (LOT-3).
iv. Upgrading and conversion of 1no. motorized water supply scheme to solar powered system at Zareku (Miga LGA) in Jahun zone (LOT-4)
v. Upgrading and conversion of Ino. motorized water supply scheme to solar powered system at Kudai (Dutse LGA) in Dutse zone (LOT-5)
vi. Reinforcement of trunk main and improvement of reticulation at Kafin Gana (B/Kudu LGA) in B/Kudu zone (LOT-6).
vii. Construction of 2no. new solar powered water supply schemes at Damfa and Kandi (Babura LGA) and (Dutse LGA) in Ringim and Dutse zone (LOT-7)

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
Companies interested in the project are to submit company profile which must contain the following:
a. Certificate of incorporation/business name registration
b. Certified true copy of memorandum and article of association
c. Tax clearance for the last three years
d. Registration with state works registration board in relevant category
e. Company’s audited account for the last one year
f. Evidence of financial capability and Banking support
g. Company profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff, including individual attestation of availability. Include copies of professional certificates with seal and endorsement
h. Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken within the past three years.
i. Description and list of relevant construction/building equipments
j. Annual turnover of not less than N50 million
k. VAT registration and evidence of past remittance
l. A sworn affidavit certifying as follows:
i. That document submitted for the prequalification exercise are not only genuine but correct
ii. That the none of the director of the company has been convicted by any court law
iii. That the company is not bankrupt
iv. That the none of the officers of Jigawa State/Local government is a present or former director of the company

c. COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS AND COMPANY PROFILE
Interested bidders are to collect bid documents from the office of the secretary procurement committee Jigawa state, STOWA, Shuwarin, Kiyawa Road, Dutse on payment of non-refundable tender fee of Fifteen Thousand Naira only (N15, 000.00). Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days (4weeks) after Bid opening and shall be accompanied with bid security of 2% of the bid price either in form of bank draft or bank guarantee delivered to

The Ag. Managing Director,
Small Town Water Supply and Sanitation Agency
(STOWA), Shuwarin, Dutse, Jigawa State.

Collection of tender documents shall commence on Thursday 12th December, 2019 between 9:00am to 4:00 pm Mondays to Fridays, except on public holidays. Completed tender documents and company profile with the covering letter of company’s letter head in three copies (one original and two photocopies) shall be submitted in sealed envelope marked with company’s bid invitation number at the top left hand corner, and addressed to:

The Ag. Managing Director
Small Town Water Supply and Sanitation Agency
(STOWA), Shuwarin, Kiyawa Road, Dutse

To STOWA office Shuwarin before 12:00 hours Friday 27th December, 2019. Bid opening shall take place at the conference hall of the Jigawa State Ministry of Water Resources by 12.00Noon same day. The representatives of the bidders and the general public are invited to witness the public opening of bid.

Signed
Ag.Managing Director
STOWA

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