Invitation to Tender For The Procurement of Goods Under Satellite Towns Development Agency, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Posted by Chinyere on Tue 18th Sep, 2012 -

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA)
Satellite Towns Development Agency (STDA)

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), through the Satellite Towns Development Agency has provisions in the 2012 FCT Statutory Budget and intends to utilize the provisions for the procurement of goods. In line with the Public Procurement Act, 2007 the Agency is inviting project

A. Procurement:
Lot 1: Supply of Office Furniture.
Lot 2: Supply of Computer Hardware and Materials

B. Pre-Qualification Requirements:

Eligibility Requirements (without which a Company shall be disqualified)
i. Evidence of Registration of the Company with Corporate Affairs Commission (C’AC);
ii. Tax Clearance Certificate for the last 3 years expiring December, 2012;
iii. Evidence of compliance with the Provision of Pension Reform Act 2004 which stipulate Registration and up to dale Remittance of employee Pension Fund contributions in line with Part IV. Section 16 subsection 6d of the Public Procurement Act, 2007
iv. Evidence of firm’s Contributions to Industrial Training Fund (ITF);

Additional Requirements
v. Corporate Profile of the firm including Company’s registered address, functional contact email address and contact GSM phone numbers(s);
vi. Evidence of up to date Annual returns with CAC (2011);
vii. Verifiable Evidence of experience with similar projects executed in Nigeria (Only award letters, certificates of valuation, completion certificates will be considered)
viii. Chartered Accountant prepared Audited Account for the last three (3) years;
ix. Evidence of Financial Capability including Company’s Current Bank Reference and Statement of Account for the last 12 months;
x. A sworn Affidavit certifying as follows:

a. The company is not in receivership, insolvency or bankruptcy
b. The company does not have any director who has been convicted by any court in Nigeria and any other country for criminal offence in relation to fraud or financial impropriety.
c. That no officer of STDA or BPP is a former or present director or shareholder of the company.
d. That there has been up promise of a gift in any form to any of the STDA or BPP staff

D. Collection of Tender Documents

Interested companies are to collect Tender Documents from the Office of the Secretary, CTA Tenders Board, Room 043, Block B (Former Public Building Block), FCTA Secretariat, Area 11, Garki, Abuja upon the presentation of a payment of N10,000.00 per Lot (Ten Thousand Naira only) non-refundable Tender Fee into FCT Treasury Revenue Account at Fidelity Bank (Central Area) Account No: 051503010000426.

E. Submission and Closing/Opening of Tender Documents

The Technical (Pre-qualification) and Financial bid documents should each be sealed and labeled ‘Technical and Financial bids’ as appropriate separately, and the two separate envelopes shall be put in another envelope that should also be sealed and labeled as:” Supply of ____________ stating the Project title)” Lot (__). The financial bids should be submitted in three [3] copies [one original and two other copies] and all pages are to be duly endorsed by the authorized representative of the bidder. The document is to be dropped in the Tender Box in Room 043 (Former Public Building Block), FCTA Tenders Board Secretariat, Area 11, Garki - Abuja, not later than 10:00am 31st October, 2012. This Tender is for a period of six (6) weeks. The representatives of the bidding companies and members of the public who choose to attend are invited to witness the opening of the ,tenders on the same day by 12:00 noon at FCT Tenders Board Annex, Room G9 Akinola Aguda Hall, FCT Archives & History Bureau, Behind AGIS Building, Peace Drive, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.

Please note that:

i. Due Diligence could be carried out on the companies to verify claims included in the submissions;
ii. Interested members of the Public especially Civil Right Organization are invited to attend the opening exercise. They are expected to adhered to the Code of Conduct for Public Procurement Observers stipulated by the Bureau of Public Procurement
iii. Response to this Invitation shall not obligate FCTA /STDA to consider any responding company for the award of any contract. All cost incurred shall be borne by the responding company;
iv. The advert should not be construed as a commitment on the part of the FCTA/ STDA, nor shall it entitle responding companies to seek any indemnity from FTA /STDA by virtue of such company having responded to this advert.