GOVERNMENT OF ENUGU STATE OF NIGERIA
IN COLLABORATION WITH WATER AID NIGERIA
INVITATION TO TENDER AND INSTRUCTION TO TENDERERS

1. PREAMBLE
The Government of Enugu State, through Water Aid Nigeria with support from the Global Environment & Technology Foundation (GETF) under the Water Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (WASH) hereby invites tenders from reputable and qualified companies for the construction and rehabilitation of water supply facilities in Enugu South, Isi Uzo, UzoUwani and Nsukka Local Government Areas of the State.

2. SCOPE OF WORK

Lot 1:Construction of 1No. Generator powered 45mEWT borehole scheme in Umuabor community, Nsukka LGA.
Lot 2:Construction of 5 No. boreholes fitted with hand pump in Obeagu-Ugwuaji community, Enugu South LGA
Lot 3:Rehabilitation of 12No Boreholes In some communities across Isi Uzo, UzoUwani and Ezeagu LGAs

3. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS
Companies interested in participating in the tendering process are to submit their company profiles which must contain the following:
(i) Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC);
(ii) Evidence of Company Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2016, 2017,2018);
(iii) List of certified Board Members showing their designation on the Board.
(iv) The forwarding letter submitting the bid documents should be signed by the Chairman of the Board or his alternate
(v) Resume of key technical staff (Geologist or Hydrogeologist, Civil Engineer and Electro-Mechanical Engineer)
(vi) Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken, including letters of awards and Completion Certificates within the pass three (3) years; also, indicate the financial value of these similar projects;
(vii) Certified copies of company bank statement in the last 6 months
(viii) Description and list of relevant equipment owned by the company; include proof of ownership or lease or license over the equipment;
(ix) A work plan indicating how the work will be carried out from start to finish and number of days required to complete the work.
(x) Certificate of participation in site visit duly signed by the Ministry of Water Resources.

4. COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS AND COMPANY PROFILES
Interested bidders are to download the tender documents from the link below: http://bit.ly/TenderDocs
The prescribed fee for each tender is listed below. Evidence of payment (teller) will be provided upon submission of tender. No tender will be submitted without evidence of payment provided.

Lot 1: N15,000
Lot 2: N10,000
Lot3: N5,000.

The tender fee is to be paid to:
Small Town Water Supply Unit, Min. of Water Resources, Enugu
Account Number 2009244352
Bank: First Bank of Nigeria

Tenders can be downloaded from the above link from the date of this advert Completed tender documents and company profile, which shall be in SIX copies (ONE original and FIVE photocopies), containing spreadsheet copy of the completed BOO and PDF Copies of other bid documents are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the company’s bid Invitation number at the top left-hand comer, indicating the Lot number and addressed to:

The Coordinator, Small Town Water Supply Unit,
Enugu State Ministry of Water Resources, Enugu

Please note that Tenderers cannot bid for more than one Lot

Sealed envelopes will be received at the Small Town Water Supply Unit, Ministry of Water Resources, Enugu until 11a.m, of Wednesday 5 February, 2020. Bid opening shall follow at 12:00 noon of same day at the Conference Hail of the Ministry of Water Resources, Enugu State Secretariat Complex).

5. INFORMATION MEETING AND SITE VISIT
There will be an information meeting by all prospective tenderers on Wednesday 29 January 2020, at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Water Resources, Enugu State Secretariat at 11am. This is a unique opportunity for all tenderers to seek clarifications and ask questions from clients of the projects.
A mandatory site visits to Umabor, Ugwuaji.lsi_Uzo and Uzo_Uwani will take place on Thursday, 30 January, 2020. Take off point for the site visit shall be the Ministry of Water Resources, Enugu State Secretariat at 9am. It Is mandatory tor any prospective tenderer to participate in this site visit as a certificate for participation shall be given by the Ministry and shall be submitted as evidence of participation along with other bid documents.

6. DISCLAIMER
This advertisement for “invitation to Tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Enugu State Government nor shall it entitle any company to make any claim whatsoever, and/or seek any indemnity from Water Aid Nigeria or from the State Government and/or any of Its departments, by virtue of such company having responded to this advertisement.
All expenses incurred in preparing “Invitation to Tender” response and all expenses otherwise associated with “Invitation to Tender” responses shall be borne solely by the prospective company.
Links in this advert are best opened using Google Chrome. For any enquiries about this advertisement, contact JohnChiokwe@wateraid.org or AdebayoAlao@wateraid.org

SIGNED
THE PERMANENT SECRETARY
MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES
ENUGU STATE