Invitation for Expression of Interest for Partnership in the Development of the Garam Model City Project

Posted by Chinyere on Mon 05th Nov, 2012 -

In line with the strategy for repositioning Niger State to become one of the top three Economies in Nigeria by 2020, the Niger, State Development Company (NSOC Ltd.) currently saddled with the responsibility for facilitating and driving investments in the State, is desirous of engaging and partnering with reputable companies for the Garam Model City Project.

1. The Garam Model City Project
A 250 hectre plot of land situated 32 km from the FCT and comprising of 3200 mixed density plots. Adjacent to Bwari LGA, Abuja, the finished development is expected to house 30,000 in a community development 5km from Bwari Town, 18km from Kubwa and linked to Sabon Wuse by a 20m right of way road. The site is adjoined by Dorben University to the west and the proposed Gararn Industrial Park to The south-west. The project comprises physical infrastructure and social amenities including schools, drainage, health centres, shopping and recreational facilities.

2. Management is hereby calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from the following categories of expert consultants, investors and contractors for development of the aforementioned project.

A) Consultants:
Marketing, Financial, Management and Technical Consultants whom will provide creative marketing, research and strategy, branding, feasibility reports, project implementation oversight, and other relevant services related to the projects.

B) Investors: Interested individuals/corporations in Property Development, Facility Management, Tourism, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Concessions, and other relevant services not stated herein.

C) Contractors: Companies with requisite experience in housing development, infrastructure development, merchandising and other related construction activities related to the projects hot not listed here.


4. In order to pre-qualify, applicants are expected to be local/international firms with a proven track record in their respective fields, and are required to provide verifiable evidence related to general requirements in addition to specific category requirements as listed below:

General Requirements

All firms are required to submit the following
  • Company profile containing contact person, telephone number and email address;
  • Copy of GAG Registration Certificate or proof of company registration;
  • Brochure showing tasks accomplished in relevant sectors;
  • Composition and profile of management team, showing qualification and years of experience in respective fields;
  • If a consortium, submit clearly delineated responsibility matrix to which value proposition will be highlighted;
  • Additional information that will enhance the application;
  • Certificate of Tax Clearance; and
  • Copy of audited accounts for the last three years.

Specific Requirements (Categories)
A. Consultants

Methodology for undertaking the assignment(s), fees/charges (where applicable), work plan, implementation strategy with realistic timelines for completion.
Proven evidence of technical ability to manage facility upon completion (where applicable);

B) Investors:
  • Proof of Funding, Letter of Recommendation from financial institution.

C) Contractors:
  • Proof of required equipment or access to required equipment

Failure to provide the above information In full will render an application invalid.


5. Tenders for respective projects must be made independently with:
  • A non-refundable bank draft of N50,000 payable to Niger State Development Company Ltd. (Separate drafts are required for each submission. So an organization expressing interest in project 1.1 and ii would require two drafts).
  • Delivered in a sealed envelope marked “Expression of Interest for the “Garam Model City Project”.
  • Four copies of a submissions are required.
  • Alternatively, online submissions with soft copies of all documentation and deposit receipt should be sent to with the email titled “Expression of interest for the Garam Model City Project”, wherein hardcopies are to arrive at the aforementioned address no later than 2 weeks from the deadline of initial submission.

Closing Date
4 p.m. on Friday, the 16th of November 2012.

For online payments: Direct transfers can be made to
Zenith Bank Acct No: 1010307422
Acct Name: NSDC Ltd.
Proof of payment should be included in submission.

All submissions should be addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Niger State Development Company Limited,
A44, Mu’azu Muhammed Road,
Minna, Niger State.
Web Site:

For further enquiries please call: 08158107122 or 08052103203