VOICE OF NIGERIA (VON)
INVITATION FOR TENDER/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR EXECUTION OF 2019 CAPITAL PROJECTS

INTRODUCTION
Voice of Nigeria hereby invites reputable companies with relevant experience to tender for the under-listed projects at its various locations.

CATEGORY B-WORKS
LOT 1: Supply of spare parts for 250KW Transmitter in Lugbe and Ikorodu
LOT 2: Supply of 4-tracks linear PCM Electronic news gathering equipment
LOT 3: Supply of Computers

CATEGORY B- WORKS
LOT 4: Supply and installation of Digital MINI Transmitters and Audio Records
LOT 5: Renovation of Lagos and zonal offices
LOT 6: Installation of security cameras doors
LOT 7: Upgrade of Studio Equipment in Lagos and Abuja Offices.
LOT 8: Rehabilitation of the transmitter rotatable antennae for voice of Nigeria (VON) Lugbe, Abuja
LOT 9: provision of solar power electricity

CATEGORY C-SERVICES
LOT 10: multi-platform web/mobile app analytics solution
LOT 11: deployment of new boss network application
LOT 12: enhanced network upgrade distribution with internet access
LOT 13: capacity development and research laboratory.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
a. Evidence of Certificate of incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including form CAC2 and CAC 7;
b. Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 and 2018) valid till 31st December, 2019
c. Evidence of current pension 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 Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliances Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
f. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractor, Consultant and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/1/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP.
g. Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the voice of Nigeria or the 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
h. Company’s Audited Accounts for three (3) years (i.e. 2016, 2017 and 2018)
i. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness and readiness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
j. Company Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of key staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/Professional qualification; COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, CORBON, etc. (For construction works
k. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three(3) similar jobs (to the one interested) in the last five (5) years (2014 t0 date) including letters of Award, Valuation Certificates Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of projects;
l. List of Plants/Equipment with proof of Ownership/Lease(where applicable)
m. For Joint Venture(JV) partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, Tax Clearance Certificate, Pension Compliance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSIITF Compliance Certificate, IRR &Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner)
n. All documents for submission must be transmitted with Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by 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.

COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the office of Procurement Department VON Radio House on the evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N 10, 0000 per Lot paid into the Voice of Nigeria’s Remita account in any commercial Bank. Evidence of such payment is to be presented at the Cash Office for official receipt which is to be presented at the point of collection of the bid document between 10.00am and 4.00pm Mondays to Fridays.

Interested firms for category C are not expected to make any payment until they are shortlisted for Request for Proposal (Rfp).

SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Category A & B Prospective bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, two (2) hard copies of the technical and financial bids with softcopy of financial bid only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Technical Bid” or. Thereafter “Financial Bid”, thereafter put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to the DG VON Radio House, Abuja and clearly marked with (the name of the project and Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box at the conference room VON corporate Headquarters, Plot 1386, Oda Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja not later than 12 noon on Monday, 7th of October, 2019

SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Category C
Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound of Expression of Interest (EOI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to the DG VON Radio House, Abuja 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 drop in the designated Tender Box at the conference room VON corporate Headquarters, Plot 1386, Oda Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja not later than 12 noon on Monday, 16th of September, 2019

OPENING OF EOI/BID
The Technical bids Category (A&B) will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon Monday, 7th of October at the Voice of Nigeria corporate Headquarters, Plot 1386, Oda Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja in the presence of their representatives, while financial bids will be kept un-opened. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the Office of the senior procurement officer VON Head Officer, VON Head Office, Wuse II as the voice of Nigeria will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the 08032527544, Email: akuma.kalu@von.gov.ng.

The EOI Documents (Category C) will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon, Monday, 16th of September, 2019, at the Voice Of Nigeria corporate Headquarters, Plot 1386, Oda Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives.

GENERAL INFORMATION
a. Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder
b. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
c. Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.
d. For category B, bidders are advised to visit the sights before quoting
e. Shortlisted bidders in Category C will be invited at a later date for collection of Request for proposal.
f. All costs will be borne by the bidders
g. Only pre-qualified bidders at technical evaluation will be invited at later date for financial bid opening, while bids of un-successful bidders will be returned un-opened.
h. The Voice of Nigeria is not bound to pre-qualify 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:
Management

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