TRANSMISSION COMPANY OF NIGERIA (TCN)
INVITATION FOR TENDERS
INVITATION FOR TENDER FOR PERFORMANCE CONTRACT FOR COMPREHENSIVE
MAINTENANCE OF THE 330kV ALAOJI-IKOT EKPENE-ODUKPANI-TRANSMISSION LINES (144KM) AND THE 132KV YENAGOA-AHOADA-OWERRI-ALAOJI TRANSMISSION LINE (179KM)

1. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) intends to apply a part of its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) for the payment of comprehensive maintenance of the 330kV Alaoji -Ikot Ekpene-Odukpani Transmission Lines and the 132KV Yenagoa Ahoada-Owerri-Alaoji Transmission Lines through performance contracts.

Accordingly, TCN now invites bids from interested applicants for the performance contract as follows;

LOT 1: Maintenance of the 144km 330KV Alaoji- Ikot Ekpene- Odukpani Transmission Lines
LOT 2: Maintenance of the 179km 132KV Yenagoa -Ahoada- Owerri- Alaoji Transmission Lines

1. SCOPE OF WORKS
As per the detailed bidding documents schedule of requirements, the scope of the works are Output- and Performance-based Contracts which involves the following:

• Line trace Clearing including Vegetation control
• Erosion Control
• Corrosion Control
• Tower numbering (Replacement of missing tower members, signs and other tower accessories)

2. QUALIFICATION PREREQUISITE
Interested companies are to provide the following:
a. Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Nigeria with forms CO2 and C07).
b. Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three Years 2016, 2017 and 2018) valid till Dec. 2019
c. Minimum average turnover of N50M for each LOT
d. Three years company Audited Financial Account duly stamped by a registered Auditor for the year 2016,2017 and 2018)
e. Evidence of current Pencom compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2019.
f. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) certificate in compliance with the provision of Industrial training Fund (ITF) valid till 31st December 2019.
g. Evidence of Company Registration on the BPP database by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31st January, 2020.
h. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance trust fund compliance certificate valid till 31st December 2019.
i. Evidence of Experience with contract awards, valuation certificate, job completion certificates and photograph of the project in at least three (3) Jobs of similar nature executed in the last five years.
j. Evidence of Financial capability to execute the works including reference letter from a reputable commercial bank indicating a willingness to provide credit facility for the project
k. Company profile and technical qualification showing curriculum vitae of key personnel to be deployed for the project. This should include copies of their Academic/professional qualifications.
l. Evidence of Works Equipment holdings or access to lease of relevant equipment, machineries etc.
m. For Joint Ventures/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).
n. A sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committee of Transmission Company of Nigeria or the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a number, (GSM No.), email address. The letter head paper must bear the names and nationality of the Directors of the company at the bottom of the page duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.
o. A sworn affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committee of TCN or Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) is a former or present Director ,shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in this bid are true and correct in all particulars.
p. Knowledge of the project area by the bidder will be an added advantage to be used for the evaluation of bids.
q. Experience in the patrol of gas pipelines will also be an added advantage.

3. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENT
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding
document (SBD) from the office of:
The General Manager (Procurement) TSP
TCN Headquarters,
No.14 Zambezi Crescent, Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja

Applicants shall pay a non-refundable Tender Fees of N10, 000.00 before collection of the Tender document through CBN Remita platform payable to Transmission Company of Nigeria

4. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS
All documents shall be submitted in two hard copies each of Technical and Financial bids with soft copy of financial bid only in MS Excel format

Completed Technical and Financial bid documents shall be submitted in separate envelopes, sealed and clearly marked “Technical Bid” and “Financial Bid”, respectively. The name and mailing address of the Company must be clearly written on the envelope(s) and put together in a larger envelope.

The Technical Bids must bear the relevant Qualification prerequisites and Technical details (to be issued with the Tender Document).

Tenders shall be submitted to the address indicated above not later than 12:00 noon on Monday, 2nd December, 2019.
Former or present Director, Shareholder, or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in this bid are true and correct in all particulars.

All documents for submission must be transmitted with covering/forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letterhead 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 Letterhead Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

5. OPENING OF TECHNICAL BIDS
Only the Technical Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission as follows; 12:00 noon on Monday, 2nd December, 2019 and Opening of Tender commence Immediately at the;
Conference Room, TCN HQS,
Plot 14 Zambezi Crescent,
Maitama, Abuja,

Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at a later date for financial bids opening, while the financial bids of un-successful bidders will be returned unopened.

6. PLEASE NOTE
a. Please ensure that you sign the Bid submission register in the office for submission indicated above as TCN will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.
b. Bids submitted after the deadline of submission would be returned unopened.
c. Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder
d. TCN reserves the right to verify any claim by Applicants and should, therefore, include in their submissions necessary authority and guarantee for such verification.
e. This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of TCN to award contract to any contractor
f. TCN reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liability in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

For further information and/or clarification, please contact The following E-mails: tcn.procurement@tcnmail.com

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