Provision Of Dedicated 33kV Overhead Lines From Central Area To FCDA Corporate Headquaters And FCTA Secretariate

Posted by Chijindu on Tue 11th Sep, 2012 -

This is an invitation to all competent and reputable Engineering Companies with interest in executing the project described hereunder to submit their pre-qualificalion bids in line with the new requirements recently approved by BPP

1.) Provision Of Dedicated 33kV Overhead Lines From Central Area To FCDA Corporate Headquaters And FCTA Secretariate, Area 11, Garki, Abuja.

2.) Scope Of Works

The scope of work involves:

  • Provision and installation of 10.5m HighTension re-enforced concrete poles.
  • Provision and installation of 33KV and 11kV XLPE cable.
  • Provision and installation of 100mm AC and stringing of the lines.
  • Provision and installation of 33kV gantry.
  • Provision and installation of 2Nos. 2.5MVA 33/11KV Power Transformers
  • Provision and installation of 33kV D-fuse, lighting arrestors and gang isolators.

3.) Pre-qualification Requirements

Interested Companies are invited to submit the following pre-qualification documents

i.) Evidence of incorporation of the Company with Corporate Affairs Commision (CAC) including Articles and Memorandum of Association of the company and up to date Annual returns with the CAC (forms C02 & C07) to be included,

ii.) Evidence of the Firm’s Registration with Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) and up to date payment of practicing fees (2012).

iii.) The Company must show evidence of the following:

  • Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years supplied with the company’s Tax Identification Number (TIN)
  • Pension and Social Security Contributions
  • Registration with Pencom.
  • Remittance to pension fund Administrator.

iv.) A sworn Affidavit to the effect that:

  • The Company is not in receivership, insolvency or bankruptcy
  • The Company does not have any Directors who has been convicted by any court in Nigeria and any other country for criminal offence in relation to fraud or Financial impropriety.
  • No present or former Director of the company is a shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in any of the relevant committees of the FCDA or BPP
  • All the documents submitted for the pre-qualification bid are not only genuine but correct

v.) A chart indicaling the number and categories of Nigerians that are to be employed by the company on this project

vi.) Evidence of payment of Training Contributions to the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).

vii.) Evidence of compliance with the Employees’ Compensation Act i.e. Remittance of 1% of the total emolument of your workers to the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).

viii.) Bank Statement for the past six (6) months

ix.) Audited Accounts of the Bidder for the last three (3) years duly endorsed by a firm of Chartered Accountants.

x.) Letter authorizing FCDA’s representative(s) to cross-check the submitted company’s Bank account.

xi.) Evidence of work experience as the main Contractor executing or having executed a minimum of five (5) projects of similar complexity compared to the proposed work, one of which must have been within the last 5 years. Copies of Award Letters, Last Interim Certificate of Valuation for do-going projects. Completion Certificate and Final Maintenance Certificates where applicable are to be enclosed.

xii.) Verifable list of major construction equipment and facilities including registration numbers, chassis numbers, location (where they can be inspected) and remark on whether these are owned, leased or hired.

The minimum numbers of equipment/facillities areas listed below:

  • Self loading 20 tons crane lorry
  • 100kV/80kV hypotronics
  • Megger
  • H.T adjustable ladder
  • Earth resistance tester
  • Crimping machine
  • Complete electrical and Mechanical tool boxes
  • List of key technical personnel stating their roles, designation, qualification and years of experience with the guarantee that a minimum of five (5) relevant COREN Registered Engineers of various disciplines shall be deployed to the project. Copies of educational and professional certificates are to attached.

xiii.) History of Company’s policy on Community Social Responsibility

xiv.) Only Companies with a minimum of N500 Million (Five Hundred Million Naira) annual turn-over in the last three years should apply for pre-qualifiation,


  • Items 3(i) - 3(vii) are the Eligibility Requirements and their Originals must be produced by the Company for sighting during the opening session.
  • All claims must be substantiated with verifiable facts.
  • The photocopies of professional certificates are to be initialed, endorsed by the owners and professional seal must be embossed on the professional certificates. -

4.) Submission Of Documents:

The pre-qualification document should be submitted in A hard Copy and an Electronic copy (PDF format in CD) of the Technical Proposals and shall be placed in a sealed envelope clearly marked "Original" and "Electronic Copy" with the following inscription:

 "Pre-qualification To Tender For The Provision Of Dedicated 33kV Overhead Lines From Central Area To FCDA Corporate Headquaters And FCTA Secretariate, Area 11, Garki, Abuja."

5.) Closing Date:

The pre-qualification documents should be submitted directly to FCDA Procurement Department, Room 005 (Ground Floor) New FCDA Headquarters, opposite NTA Abuja, Area 11, Garki Abuja on or before 12.00 noon, Friday 5th October, 2012. All documents will be publicly opened on the same day at the FCDA Conference Room after the close of bids in the presence of all prospective bidders or their Representatives.

Further Notes:

  • This is not an invitation to tender. Only pre-qualified firms will be invited to tender for the project. Others may know their performance by a formal request to the Accounting Officer of FCDA.
  • Interested Companies are responsible for the registration, timely and safe submission of their pre-qualification documents means of delivery not withstanding.
  • The Authority shall carry out Due Diligence on the companies to verify claims included in their submissions.
  • Interested members of the Public especially Civil Society organisations could attend at their own cost and will be required to introduce themselves to the Chairman of the Opening Session.
  • Documents provided in response to 3 (i - xiv) should be arranged as Listed

Director, Procurement
For: Executive Secretary