FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
EBONYI STATE MINISTRY OF WORKS AND TRANSPORT
SPECIFIC PRE- QUALIFICATION PROCUREMENT NOTICE
REQUEST FOR APPLICATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION
FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTOR FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ABAKALIKI RING ROAD PROJECT

EMPLOYER: Ebonyi State Government of Nigeria
PROJECT: Ebonyi State Ring RoadProject(EBRRP)
CONTRACT TITLE: Reconstruction of the Abakaliki Ring Road Project
LOT 1:Section 111 Nwezenyi-Nwofo (17.23km).
LOT 2: Section 111 Nwofe – Ndoko (16.23km).
LOT 3:Section 1V Ndoko – Akpako Umuokpu (17.23km).
LOT 4: Section 1V AkpakaUmuakpu-Ezzamgbo (16.23km).

Applicants could apply and be prequalified as follows:
i. Rigid pavement (Reinforced concrete) or;
ii. Flexible Pavement or

However, only one pavement option will be implemented

COUNTRY: Nigeria
RFPQD NO: EBRRP/PQD/CW/DIV. 2/AFDB/ICB/01/20
ISSUED ON: TUESDAY, February 18th, 2020

1. The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has received a loan from the Africa Development Bank(AFDB) towards the cost for the Ebonyi State Ring Road Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contracts for Procurement of Contractors for the Construction of the Ebonyi State Ring Road Project, Section 11: Nwezenyi-Nwoto (17.23km), Nwofe – Ndogo (16.23km) and Section IV: Ndoko – Akpaka Umuakpu (17.23km), AkpakaUmuokpu-Ezzamgbo (16.23km) of the Ebonyi State Ring Road Project.

The Ebonyi State RingRoad Project Objective is to contribute to socio-economic development, poverty reduction through improved road transport infrastructure to reduce road maintenance costs, vehicle operating cost and travel time. Procurement of Contractors for the Reconstruction of the Ebonyi STATE Ring Road Project as follows:
Lot 1: Section 111 Nwezenyi – Nwofe (17.23km)
Lot 2: Section 111 Nwofe – Ndoka (16.23km)
Lot 3: Section 1V Ndoko – Akpaka Umuakpu (17.23km)
Lot 4: Section 1V Akpaka Umuokpu-Ezzamgbo (16.23km)

2. The State Project Implementation Unit (SPIU), Ebonyi State- Ebonyi State Ring Road Project(EBRRP) on behalf of Ebonyi State Government now invites sealed Applications in form ofPre-qualification document from eligible Applicants for Procurement of Contractors For the Reconstruction of the Abakaliki Ring Road Project Section III: Nwezenyi – Nwofo (17.23 km), Nwofe – Ndofo (16.23km) and Section IV: Ndoko – Akpaka Umuakpu (17.23km), AkpakaUmuakpu – Ezzamgbo (16.23km)

LOT  NoSite DescriptionLocation/LGARemarks
1Abakaliki Ring Road Project Section III: Nwezenyi-Ndoko(17.23km)Izzi LGA Applicants could apply and be Prequalified as follows:i.                    Rigid pavement (reinforcedconcrete with BRC 5mm thickness Welded). The applicant must demonstrate that it has executedat least 3 km of rigid pavement and concrete volume of 10,000 in the last 5 years in similarenvironment or ).ii.                  Flexible Pavement the applicant must demonstrate that it has executed atleast 30km road with Asphalt Concrete surfacing in the last 5 years in similar environment. OrHowever, only one pavement option will be implemented
2Abakaliki Ring Road Project Section III: Nwezenyi Ndoko (16.23km)Ebonyi LGAApplicants could apply and bePrequalified as follows:.i.                    Rigid pavement reinforced concrete with BRC 5mm thicknesswielded). The applicant must demonstrate that it has executed at least 3km of rigid pavementand concrete volume of 10,000m in the last 5 years in similar environment orii.                  FlexiblePavement the applicant must demonstrate that it has executed at least 30km road with AsphaltConcrete surfacing in the last 5 years in similar environment.However, only one pavement option will be implemented
3Abakaliki Ring Road Project Section IV: Ndoko Ezzamgbo(17.23km) Ohaukwu LGAApplicants could apply and be Prequalified as follows:i.                    Rigid pavement (reinforced concretewith BRC 5mm thickness wielded). The applicant must demonstrate that it has executed at least3km of rigid pavement and concrete volume of 10,000m in the last 5 years in similarenvironment,ii.                  Flexible Pavement the applicant must demonstrate that it has executed at least 30km road withAsphalt Concrete surfacing in the last 5 years in similar environment.However, only onepavement option will be implemented
 Abakaliki Ring Road ProjectSection IV: NdokoEzzamgbo (16.23km).Ohaukwu LGAApplicants could apply and be Prequalified as follows:i.                    Rigid pavement (reinforced concrete with BRC 5mm thickness wielded). The applicant mustdemonstrate that it has executed at least 3km of rigid pavement and concrete volume of10,000m in the last 5 years in similar environment, orii.                  Flexible Pavement the applicant must demonstrate that it has executed at least 30km road with Asphalt Concrete surfacing in the last5 years in Similar environmentHowever, only one pavement option will be implemented

3. Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information from the State ProjectImplementation Unit SPIU, Ebonyi State Ring Road Project, EBRP, No 1 Onwe Road, Abakiliki, Ebonyi State Nigeria. E-mail:abakalikiringroad@gmail.com; and inspect the pre-qualification documents during office hours 0900 to 1700 hours at the address given below

4. A complete set of Pre-qualification documents in English Language may be purchased by interested eligible Applicants upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50, 000.00) plus Courier of N30,000.00 (Equivalent of US$163.90 + 98.36 to be Courier to the firm)if the firm(s) cannot pick up the bidding documents from the Project office. The method of payment will be through Bank transfer or direct payment in favor of Project CoordinatorAbakaliki Ring Road Project Please note that evidence of payment must be provided and consumed before issuance of the Bidding Document.

Please find the Account Details:
Naira Account
Name of Account: Abakaliki Ring Road Project
Bank Name:-United Bank of Africa(UBA)
Account Number: 10219B1981
Sort Code: 033333113

Dollar Account
Name of Account: Abakaliki Ring Road Project
Bank Name:-United Bank of Africa
Account Number: 3002690013
Sort Code: 033333113

5. Application must be delivered to the address below on or before 12:00 Noon Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Application will be rejected. Applications will be publicly opened in the presence of the Applicants’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below.

6. Firms that cannot meet the following key qualification requirements are encouraged to form Joint Ventures to enhance their capacity to participate in the Prequalification Process.

7. Eligibility and Qualification Criteria for each lot. Applicant shall be allowed to bid for any of the lots or all; however, it may only be awarded the number of contracts if it meets the aggregated requirements for the number of lots.

a. Average annual turnover requirement
Minimum average annual turnover of
Each Lot: FourteenMillion US Dollars (US$14, 000,000.00)or N4,270,000,000.00 or equivalent amount in other currencies acceptable by AFDB and Ebonyi State.
Calculated as total average annual turnover from the firm’s audited Account or Financial Statement for the last five (5) years.
b. Financial Resources
The Applicant shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the construction cash flow requirements estimated as follows:
Each Lot: Two Million Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars (US$ 2,500,000.00) or N895, 000,000.00 or equivalent amount in other currencies acceptable by AFDBand Ebonyi State.
c. Specific Experience
At least two (2) contracts that have been satisfactorily completed as a prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor or subcontractor each of minimum value of Seven Million US Dollars (US$ 7,000,000,00)for each lot applied for each type of pavement.

It is required that each of the two contracts should be in the construction of minimum of 3 km of rigid pavement (reinforced concrete) road or minimum of30 km of Asphalt Concrete road. To qualify for both rigid and flexible pavements, the contractor must have satisfied the requirement for both rigid and flexible pavements above.

8. A Pre-bid meeting would be held at the address below at 10.00am on Tuesday 17th March, 2020, which is Two Weeks before the tender opening date by to allow potential bidders seek clarifications on the bidding document. Please note that the minutes of the meeting shall be circulated to all applicants.

9. The address referred to above is:
Project Coordinator
State Project ImplementationUnit (SPIU)
Ebonyi State Ring Road Project (EBRRP),
Ministry of Works & Transport
No 1 OnweRoad, Abakaliki,
Ebonyi State, Nigeria Attention: Engr. Uchechi Okah
E-mail:abakalikiringroad@gmail.com;