AFRICAN REGIONAL INSTITUTE FOR GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (AFRIGIST), ILE-IFE, NIGERIA (FORMERLY RECTAS)
(Under the Auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa)
INVITATION FOR TENDER
The African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST) formerly RECTAS is an Inter-Governmental organisation established in 1972 to develop human capacities in Geoinformatics (GIS, Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing and Cartography) for resources management and sustainable development. The Institute is located within the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria. The Federal Government of Nigeria, as host country, is supporting some physical development activities in the Institute. Accordingly, reputable and competent contractors are hereby invited to submit tender for the execution of the following projects.
(1) LOT 1: Rehabilitation of Infrastructural Facilities (Road Network and Car Park).
LOT 2: Completion of New Administrative Block (Furnishing of Administrative Block Phase VIII).
LOT 3: Provision of Digital Facilities/Software to Photogrammetry Laboratory.
LOT 4: Completion of Auditorium (Furnishing of Auditorium).
LOT 5: Provision of Water Supply and Pipe Network to Newly Developed Areas.
LOT 6: Provision of Intercom Facilities.
(2) COLLECTION OF TENDERS DOCUMENTS
Prospective Bidder(s) shall be eligible to collect bidding documents from the office of the undersigned on payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N20.000.00.
(3) COMPLETION/SUBMISSION OF TENDER AND PUBLIC OPENING OF BIDS
All completed tenders should be submitted in sealed envelopes together with the following documents.
(a) Certificate of Incorporation with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
(b) Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificates for the past three (3) years.
(c) VAT Registration Certificate/Evidence of Remittance.
(d) Evidence of Financial Capability to handle the project or Bank Support.
(e) Names, email addresses and telephone numbers of CEOs of the companies.
(f) Details of company profile including previous experience on similar projects.
(g) Evidence of current certificate of compliance with 2004 Pension Act
(h) Evidence of current payment to Industrial Training Fund (ITF) contributions, in compliance with the provision of ITF Amendment Act 2011.
(i) Evidence of compliance with Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Act, and
(j) Evidence of current registration with Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) with Interim Registration Report (IRR).
(k) Evidence of registration of personnel with the COREN is mandatory for construction projects.
Tenders should be addressed to: “The Executive Director, African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science And Technology (AFRIGIST), formerly RECTAS, Off Road 1, Obafemi Awolowo University Campus, P.M.B 5545, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria”, and is to be dropped by hand into the Tenders Board Box of AFRIGIST on or before 12:00 noon on 12th September 2017 or six (6) weeks from the date of publication of this advertisement. Opening of Bids will commence immediately after the closure of the submission of Bids.
By this notice, NGOs, Professional Bodies and the General Public are encouraged to witness the Financial Bids opening.
(4) GENERAL INFORMATION:
Please note that:
(i) The Institute reserves the right to verify the veracity and authenticity of any claim(s) made in the documents submitted by companies, and will not be responsible for any cost of expenses incurred by any interested party or parties in connection with any response to this invitation and reserve the right to cancel the procurement process at any time without incurring any liability in accordance with section 28 of the Public Procurement Act 2007.
(ii) Failure to comply with requisite requirements may result in disqualification of Bids.
(iii) The Award of Contract under these projects is subject to release of funds under 2017 Capital Budget.
The Executive Director
African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST) Formerly RECTAS, Off Road 1, Obafemi Awolowo University P. M. B. 5545, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria
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