GOVERNMENT OF THE KATSIAA STATE OF NIGERIA/UNICEF
KATSINA STATE RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION AGENCY
INVITATION TO TENDER
The Government of Katsina State through the State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA) with support from the Department for International Development (DFID) and UNICEF under the Sanitation Hygiene and Water in Nigeria (SHAWN) Programme hereby invites tenders from reputable contractors for the construction of water facilities in 5 number Local Government Areas of the State.
2.0SCOPE OF WORK
Construction of 20 motorized boreholes in communities across 5 SHAWN Local Government Areas of Batagarawa, Safana, Musawa, Matazu, Ingawa. The works is divided in to ten lots of two motorized boreholes each.
Companies interested in the project are to submit company profiles which must contain the following:
a) Evidence of Registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
b) Current Tax Clearance Certificate
c) Company’s audited financial account (indicating turnover) and funding information over the past 3 years endorsed by a firm of chartered accountants;
d) Evidence of financial capability from reputable Banks
e) Company profile, organogram and resume of relevant key technical staff, including individual attestation of availability (include copies of professional certificates with seal and endorsement)
f) Verifiable evidence of similar projects previously undertaken, including letters of awards and completion certificates within the past 3 years; indicate the financial value of these similar projects
g) Description and list of relevant equipment (Rig, Compressor, Support Truck etc) owned by contractors/supplier, include proof of ownership or lease or license over the equipment
h) Any additional information that will enhance the potential of the contractor/supplier
4.0COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS AND COMPANY PROFILES
Interested bidders are to collect bid documents from the Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency RUWASSA Katsina on payment of non-refundable tender fee of N15,000. The tender fee is to be paid in form of Bank Draft payable to Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency. Collection of tender documents shall commence from 29th March – 7th April, 2016 between 9.00am to 3.00pm. Mondays to Fridays except on public holidays.
Completed tender documents and other mandatory requirements shall be in five copies (one original and four photocopies) with soft copies in a DVD (containing spreadsheet copy of the completed BOQ and PDF copies of other bid documents) and are to be submitted in a sealed envelope marked with the company’s bid invitation number at the top left hand corner and addressed to: The Executive Director, Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA), No 25 Olusegun Obasanjo Drive, GRA, Katsina. The sealed envelopes will be received at RUWASSA office until 12noon 7th April, 2016. Bid opening shall follow immediately after the submission deadline at 12.30 pm at Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA). The representatives of the bidders and the general public are invited to witness the public opening of bids
This advertisement for “Invitation to tender” shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of Katsina State Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency (RUWASSA Katsina) nor shall it entitle any company to make any claim whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from the Agency or from the State Government and/or any of the departments by virtue of such company having responded to this advertisement.
All expense incurred in preparing “invitation to tender” response and all expenses otherwise associated with “Invitation to Tender” responses shall be borne solely by the prospective contractor.