Advertisement for the Expression of Interest (EOI) of Estate Surveyors and Valuers for 2nd Niger Bridge at Onitsha/Asaba in Anambra and Delta States

Posted by Chinyere on Mon 03rd Dec, 2012 -

Federal Ministry of Works
Public Private Partnership (PPP) Department Headquarters, Abuja.

The Federal Government is in the process of awarding the Concession for the Design. Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO) of 2nd Niger Bridge at Onitsha-Asaba in Anambra/Delta States under Public Private Partnership (PPP) Scheme.

The new bridge has been categorized as critical National infrastructure and will be procured with support from Federal Government through the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment (SURE) programme. The Ministry intends to fast track the procurement process and therefore procured the services of a Transaction Advisor (TA) Messrs Roughton International who is currently carrying out the conceptual design and implement a transparent and competitive international tender process. The TA amongst other things will determine the actual location of the new bridge.

2.) The main 2nd Niger Bridge shall be approximately 2km depending on the chosen location. There will be other minor bridges, interchanges/flyovers along the road alignment. The approach roads will also be 8-lane dual carriageway with a total length of 37km approximately

3.) In view of the above there is urgent need for the Ministry in liaison with Federal ministry of Lands, Housing & Urban Development (FMLH&UD) to take accurate enumeration of existing structures/crops & economic trees within the Right of Way (ROW) of the alignment to be chosen, ascertain the legality of such properties by conducting title search at the appropriate land registry etc. conclude the assignment within two months and submit report to the Ministry.

4.) In order to facilitate the proper handing over of the ROW to the preferred Concessionaire without hitches, the Ministry through its PPP Department therefore, wishes to invite competent and renowned Estate Surveyors and Valuers to submit EOI for the enumeration and evaluation exercise on the new alignment that will form the basis for payment of compensation to deserving claimants.

5.) Interested Firms are hereby invited to submit Expression of Interest (EOI) to carry out the enumeration and evaluation of structures/crops & economic trees within the ROW of the 2 Niger Bridge. The prospective Estate Surveyors and Valuers are expected to demonstrate requisite skills and competence to undertake the exercise. The EOI submission should include but not limited to the following:
  • Full name of the Firm, and contact person(s), postal contact and email addresses, telephone/facsimile/mobile numbers;
  • Firm Profile;
  • Evidence of extensive knowledge and experience in the proposed assignment.
  • Evidence of civic and statutory compliances including three years abridged audited accounts, tax certificates, incorporated certificates; and
  • Evidence of registration as a member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers.

6.) Upon receipt of EOI from interested Firms, the Ministry shall evaluate and pre-qualify applicants that will eventually be awarded the contracts in different Lots as deemed fit by the Ministry to carry out the exercise.

7.) Completed EOIs in six (6) copies should be signed, sealed and delivered in an envelope clearly marked “Confidential” and boldly written Expression of Interest as Estate Surveyors and Valuers on 2 Niger Bridge at Onitsha/ Asaba and submitted to:-

Office of the Secretary
Ministerial Tenders Board
Federal Ministry of Works, Mabushi - Abuja.

8.) All submissions must be made on or before 12.00pm 31st December, 2012

Dr. A.K. Muhammed, OON
Permanent Secretary