TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND – TETFUND
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST AND SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE (SPN) FOR YEAR 2019 CAPITAL AND RECURRENT PROJECTS

1. INTRODUCTION
This Expression of Interest and Specific Procurement Notice follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for 2019 capital and recurrent projects published on Thursday, 11th July 2019 in Daily Independent Newspaper, Federal Tenders Journal and on the TETFund website. The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) in compliance with the provisions or the Public Procurement Act (2007), hereby invites eligible Contractors and Suppliers to submit Technical and Financial bids for the following:

2. EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Lot 1Financial Monitoring
Lot 2Media and PR Services

3. INVITATION TO TENDER

A.   SERVICES

Lot 1:Facility Management Services

B.   GOODS

Lot 1:Supply of Office Equipment

C.      WORKS:

Re-modeling and Equipping of the following

Lot 1:Academic Publishing Centre, University of Lagos
Lot 2:Academic Publishing Centre, University of Calabar
Lot 3:Academic Publishing Centre, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra State
Lot 4:Academic Publishing Centre, University of Abuja
Lot 5:Academic Publishing Centre, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State
Lot 6:Academic Publishing Centre , Madibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola

3. REQUIREMENTS FOR TENDER
(i) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation Issued Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including forms CAC2 and CAC7;
(ii) Evidence of Company Income Tax (CIT) Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 & 2018) valid till 31st December 2019;
(iii) Evidence of current Pension compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(iv) Evidence of current Compliance with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(v) Evidence of current National Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
(vi) Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, and Service providers by inclusion of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 1/1/2020 or a valid certificate Issued by BPP;
(vii) Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of TETFUND including the Ministry of Education or the BPP is a former or present Director, Shareholder or has been pecuniary Interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct In all particulars;
(viii) Company Audited Accounts for the past three (3) years (2016, 2017 &2018);
(ix) Evidence of registration with relevant professional bodies where applicable;
(x) Evidence of financial capacity to execute the project by submission of Reference letter from a reputable bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
(xi) Company profile with the CV of key staff to be deployed for the project Including copies of their academic/professional certificate
(xii) Verifiable documentary evidence of at least 5-similar jobs executed in the last 5 years including Letters of Award, Job completion certificate;
(xiii) Evidence of Value Added Tax (VAT) Registration
(xiv) Evidence of ownership or lease of workshop and/or equipment (where applicable)
(xv) For joint venture/partnership memorandum of understanding (MOU) should be provided (All ELIGIBILITY requirements are compulsory for each JV partners);
(xvi) Bidders for Facility Management Services should accompany their submission with the evidence of membership with Environmental Health Offices Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON) Class A or Category A; and
(xvii) All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/forwarding letter under the company/firm letter headed paper bearing amongst others, the registration numbers 9RC) as issued CAC, Contact Address, Telephone number (preferably GSM no), email address. The Letterhead paper must bear the names and nationalities of the Directors at the bottom duly signed by the authorized officers of the firm.

5. COLLECTION OF STANDARD BIDDING DOCUMENTS
Bidders should collect relevant Standard Bidding Document(s) from the Procurement Division (Ground Floor), TETFund, Maitama, Abuja from Thursday, 19 September, 2019 between the hours of 9:00am-4:00pm on weekdays upon collection of a receipt after the presentation of a bank draft ofN10.000.00 (Ten Thousand Naira) payable to Tertiary Education Trust Fund at the Cash Office, Finance & Investment Department of the Fund.

6. SUBMISSION OF BIDS:
The technical and financial bidding documents shall be submitted in both hard and soft copies. Hard copies should be admitted in a sealed envelope (containing two sealed envelopes clearly labeled technical and financial bids). The outer sealed envelope should be clearly labeled at the top left-hand corner “Bidding documents for the lot number (insert the Lot number)’ as applicable and addressed to:

The Executive Secretary,
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TetFund),
6 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguinyi, Ironsi Street;
Maitama, Abuja.

Bidding documents in the sealed envelope shall be deposited by bidders in the Tenders Box located at the Procurement Division, Ground Floor, TETFund Head Office, 6, Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguinyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja between 9:00 am to 4:00 pm from 19 September – 31 October; 2019.

7. CLOSING DATE AND OPENING OF BIDS:
The closing date for submission of bidding documents is Thursday, 31 October 2019 on or before 12:00pm; Late submissions will be rejected. The documents received shall be opened immediately after the closing of bid submission at the Auditorium of the Nigeria National Merit House, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja
All Bidders and/or their Representatives Relevant Professional Bodies and NGOs are invited to witness the Public Opening of Bids. Please, note that submission of Bids via posting, e-mail or other electronic medium is not acceptable.
Bidders would not be allowed into the Fund for submitting Bids at exactly 12:00pm.

PLEASE NOTE THAT:
(1) TETFUND will not enter into correspondence with any unsuccessful bidder;
(2) Any bidder that submits fake documents shall be out rightly disqualified and may be reported to relevant authority
(3) The Fund reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders;
(4) Bidders name, office address, email address and phone numbers should be indicated on the reverse side of their envelopes;
(5) Bidders are to ensure that they also sign the Bid Submission Register at the Procurement Division of the Fund
(6) No bidder is allowed to bid for more than two (2) lots:
(7) This advertisement shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of TETFund nor shall It entail any bidder to make any claim (s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from TETFund by virtue of such bidder having responded to this advertisement

TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND
6, ZAMBEZI CRESCENT
OFF AGUIYI IRONSI STREET
MAITAMA, ABUJA

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