INVITATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION FOR 2021 CAPITAL, ZONAL INTERVENTION AND CONSTITUENCY PROJECTS

ON-GOING

NARICT November 31st, 2020, Saturday 10:40 AM Corrigendum

GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Zaria is a parastatal under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. NARICT is desirous of executing Capital and Zonal/Constituency Projects under the 2021 Capital Budget Appropriation. Experienced and competent Contractors/Suppliers are to submit Technical Bids for the under listed projects.

  3. SCOPE OF WORK
  4. LOTS CATEGORIES
    PROJECT NAME
    CAPITAL
    LOT 1 Procurement and Installation of 60KVA Inverter and Solar Panels with Capacity of Solar and Electric Charging System for NARICT
    LOT 2 Processing of Kenaf Fibre for Production of Jute Bags and Eco-Friendly Packaging Materials in Niger State
    LOT 3 Modeling and Equipping of Research and Development Workshop (RDW) in NARICT, Zaria
    LOT 4 Installation of Fiber Optics for Internet Connectivity in NARICT, Zaria
    LOT 5 Supply of Motorcycles, Sewing Machines and Laptops for Empowerment of Youths and Women in Makurdi/Guma Federal Constituency
    LOT 6 Design and Development of Pilot Plants for the Production of Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach) and other valuable Chemicals from Salt Deposit in Ebonyi, Sokoto and Nasarawa States
    LOT 7 Technologies for the Production of High-Quality Organic Fertilizer in Jalingo, Taraba State
    LOT 8 Development of Organic Fertilizer Plant in South West
    LOT 9 Development of Pilot Plant to Produce Sodium Silicate from Sand Deposit in Adamawa State, Nigeria for Laboratory and Commercial Applications
    LOT 10 Development of NARICT Outstations in North Central
    LOT 11 Establishment of 2Tons per Day Processing Plant for Tomato Paste and Fruit Juice to Catalyze Private Sector Participation in Nasarawa State
    LOT 12 Development of Organic Fertilizer Plant in South West
    LOT 13 Provision and Installation of Solar Powered Street Light in Bakori and Danja LGA Katsina State
    LOT 14 Provision of Hand Pump Boreholes in Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency, Katsina State
    LOT 15 Provision of ICT Centre in Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency, Katsina
    LOT 16 Empowerment: Purchase and Supply of Motorcycles for Youths Empowerment across Makurdi/Guma Federal Constituency, Benue State
    LOT 17 Construction of 5 Classroom Blocks in Batagarawa/Rimi/ Charanchi Federal Constituency, Katsina State
    LOT 18 Procurement of improved Seedlings and Water Pump to Farmers in selected areas in Edo North Senatorial District, Edo State
    LOT 19 Jute Bag Development in Daura, Katsina State
    LOT 20 Supply of Fertilizer to Farmers in Soba, Zaria and SabonGari Local Government Areas, Kaduna North Senatorial District, Kaduna State
    ZONAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS (ZIP)
    LOT 21 Provision of Solar Powered Borehole in Farm Settlement Areas of North East.
    LOT 22 Supply of 2 Nos Hilux in Yobe North Senatorial District.
    LOT 23 Supply of Agrochemical and Pesticides for Rural Farmers in some selected Border Communities of the North East Geopolitical Zone.
    LOT 24 Fabrication and Installation/Training of Two (2) Tons Per Day Yam Processing Plant in Katsina-Ala/Ukum/Loko Federal Constituency, Benue State.
    LOT 25 Construction of an Agro Vet Center in Perochonge, Kaltungo/Shangom Federal Constituency, Gombe.
    LOT 26 Construction of an Agro Vet Centre in Shangom, Kaltungo/Shangom Federal Constituency, Gombe.
    LOT 27 Supply of Bajaj Motorcyles in Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency, Katsina State.
    LOT 28 Provision of Hand Pump Boreholes in Bakori/Danja Federal Constituency, Katsina State.
    LOT 29 Provision and Installation of 2Nos of 300KVA/415/33 Transformers in Agwut-Obolo and Ukaya in Andoni-Opobo/Nkoro Federal Constituency, Rivers State.
    LOT 30 Procurement of Fertilizer and Herbicides in Makarfi LGA, Kudan LGA and Ikara LGA, Kaduna North Senatorial District, Kaduna State.
  5. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
  6. i. Evidence of certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including form CAC1.1 or CAC2 &7.

    ii. Evidence of Company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the past three (3) years (2018, 2019, 2020), valid till 31st December, 2021.

    iii. Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.

    iv. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.

    v. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust (NSITF) Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021.

    vi. Evidence of registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by inclusion of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring 31/12/2021 or valid Certificate issued by the BPP

    vii. A Sworn Affidavit:

    - that none of the Directors of the company has been convicted in any country for criminal offenses related to fraudulent or corrupt practices or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter;

    - disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Research Institute for Chemical Technology or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars.

    - stating that the company does not at the time of this bid have any existing loan or financial liability with the bank, other financial institutions or third party that is classified as doubtful, non-performance, bad or whose repayment portion has been outstanding for the last four (4) months;

    viii. Unabridged Company’s Audited Report for the past three (3) years (2018, 2019,2020)

    ix. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project by submission of reference letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.

    x. Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) projects of similar nature and complexity comparable to the projects under consideration within the last five (5) years (copies of Letters of Award/Certificates of completion, Valuation Certificate and photographs of the projects are to be attached).

    ]xi. Company’s profile with the Curriculum Vitae of key professionals including photocopies of relevant academic and professional qualifications with attestation of availability and contact phone numbers.

    xii. For Supply of Equipment: Letter of Authorization as representative of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs);

    xiii. For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, Tax Clearance Certificate, Pension Compliance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Compliance Certificate, IRR & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner);

    xiv. All documents for submission must be transmitted with the covering/forwarding letter under the Company’s/Firms Letter Head Paper bearing amongst other, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (Preferably GSM No.) and e-mail address. The letterhead paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, dully signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

  7. SUBMISSION OF PREQUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS
  8. The Interested Firms are to submit prequalification documents for each of the Lot desired; two (2) hard copies each of the Technical bids, packaged in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “TECHNICAL BID”; addressed to “The Director-General/CEO, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, P.M.B. 1052, Zaria, Kaduna State” and clearly marked with the name of the project and the Lot number. Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should bear the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box located at the Directorate, Administrative Block, NARICT, Zaria; not later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 18th May,2021.

  9. OPENING OF TECHNICAL BIDS
  10. The Technical Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submissions at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, 18th May, 2021 in the Institute’s Library Conference Hall. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office of Head, Procurement at the Administrative Block, as the Institute, National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, Zaria will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

  11. GENERAL INFORMATION
  12. a. Bids must be in English language and signed by an official authorised by the bidder;

    b. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;

    c. Bidders should not bid for more than two (2) Lots.

    d. All cost will be borne by the bidders;

    e. Presence of bidders/representatives and members of the public shall not be required during the bid opening ceremony in compliance with COVID-19 Guidelines. The Bids Opening will be covered by video recording with the presence of two (2) representatives of private sector professional bodies and Civil Society Organisation in the areas of Anti-Corruption/Transparency;

    f. Bidders can submit through Post (Courier Services)

    g. Only the pre-qualified bidders will be contacted at a later date for collection of financial bid document.

    h. NARICT reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any claims made on documents submitted and shall disqualify any company whose claims are found to be false in addition to other sanctions that may be deemed necessary.

    i. NARICT is not bound to pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

    Signed: MANAGEMENT

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