Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender at Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA)

Federal Capital Development Authority

Abuja, Nigeria Office of the Executive Secretary

Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender

The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) through the Department of Engineering Services intends to procure PROVISION OF ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE TO KYAMI DISTRICT within the year 2013 budget.

In line with the 2007 Public Procurement Act, the Authority is inviting interested, competent and   reputable   Engineering Construction Companies to submit pre-qualification documents.

2.       Scope of Work:

The scope of work includes:

i.            Site clearance and earthworks

ii.            Road Works

iii.            Storm water drainage system

iv.            Culverts

v.            Bridges

vi.            interchanges

vii           Confirmatory site tests

viii        Waste water drainage system

ix.            Water distribution network

x.            Power Supply and Street Lighting

xi.            Conduits for Telecommunication

  1. xii.    River training

3.       Pre-Qualification Requirements

Interested Companies are invited to submit the following pre-qualification documents:

a)     Evidence of incorporation of the Company with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), including Memorandum and Articles o Association of the company and up to date Annual Returns to the CAC and forms C02 & C07.

b)    The Company must in addition show evidence of the following:

(i)                Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years.

(ii)             Registration with PENCOM and Remittance to Pension Fund Administrator.

(iii)           Payment of Training Contributions to the Industrial training Fund (ITF)

(iv)           Compliance with the Employee’s Compensation Act (i.e.) Remittance of 1% of the total emolument of your workers to the Nigerian Social insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)

(c)      A sworn Affidavit to the effect that:

(i)      The Company is not in receivership, insolvency or bankruptcy

(ii)     The Company does not have any Directors who has been convicted by any court in Nigeria or any other country for criminal offence in relation to fraud or Financial impropriety.

(iii)    No officer of the relevant committees of FCDA or BPP is a present or former Director or Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the company.

(v)             All the documents submitted for the pre-qualification bid are not only genuine but-correct.”

(d) Evidence that the company is fully mobilised in Abuja with a functional site yard.

(e) A chart indicating the number and categories of Nigerians that are to be employed by the company as a result of this project.

(f) Audited Accounts of the Bidder for the last three (3) years duly endorsed by a firm of Chartered Accountants.

(g) Letter authorizing FCDA and her representative to cross-check the submitted company’s Bank account.

(h) Evidence of work experience as the main Contractor executing or having executed a minimum of three (3) projects of similar complexity compared to the proposed work within the last 5 years. Copies of Award Letters, Last Interim Certificate of Valuation for on-going projects, Completion Certificate and Final Maintenance Certificates where applicable are to be enclosed.

(i) Verifiable list of major construction equipment and facilities mobilized within the Federal Capital Territory including registration numbers, chassis numbers, location (where they can be inspected) and remark on whether these are owned, leased or hired.

The minimum numbers of equipment/ facilities are as listed below:-

(i)                Ten (10) Nos Bulldozers

(ii)             Five (5) Nos Scrappers

(iii)           Ten (10) Nos Graders

(iv)           Ten (10) Nos Excavators

(v)             Fifteen (15) Nos Pay Loaders

(vi)           One (1) No. Asphalt plant

(vii)        One (1)   No.  Concrete   Batching Plant

(viii)      Three (3) Nos Asphalt Pavers

(ix)           Ten (10) Nos Water Tankers

(x)             Three (3) Nos Diesel Tankers

(xi)           Ten   (10)   Nos   Mobile   Concrete Mixers

(xii)        Fifteen (15) Nos various Compactors

(xiii)      Five   (5)   Nos   Concrete   Pumping Machines

(xiv)      Ten (10) Nos various type of Cranes

(xv)        Thirty (30) Nos 20 – 30 ton tippers

(xvi)      Ten (10) Nos dumpers

(j) A functional   and well equipped material testing laboratory to carry out material testing.

(k) List   of   key   technical   personnel stating   their   roles,   designation qualification      and      years      of experience with the guarantee that a minimum of seven (7) relevant COREN       Registered      Engineers of   various   disciplines   shall   be deployed to  the  project   Copies of   educational   and   professional certificates are to be attached.

(I)     History   of Company’s   policy on Community Social Responsibility.

4.0     Submission of Documents-

The pre-qualification documents should be submitted  in A  Hard copy and AN Electronic   Copy   (PDF   format   on   CD) of the  Technical   Proposal  and   should be placed in a sealed envelope clearly marked   “ORIGINAL”   and   “ELECTRONIC COPY” with the following inscription- “PRE-QUALIFICATION  TO TENDER FOR PROVISION OF ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE TO KYAMI DISTRICT” The   documents   should   be   addressed to  the   Executive  Secretary,   FCDA  and submitted directly to FCDA Procurement Department, Room 0.014 (Ground Floor) New    FCDA    Headquarters,    opposite NTA Abuja, Area 11, Garki Abuja on or before Monday 4th November, 2013. All documents will be publicly opened on the same day at the FCDA Conference Room after the close of bids at 12:00 noon in the presence of all prospective bidders or their Representatives.


  1. Items   3a   –   3e_are the Eligibility Requirements and the Original documents   must   be   produced   by  the Company for sighting during the opening session.
  2. The photocopies of professional certificates are to sealed and signed by the owners.
  3. This is not an invitation to tender. Only pre-qualified firms will be invited to tender for the project. Others may know their performance by a formal request to the Accounting Officer of FCDA.
  4. Interested Companies are responsible for the registration, timely and safe submission of their pre-qualification documents means of delivery notwithstanding.
  5. The Authority shall carry out Due Diligence on the companies to verify claims included in their submissions.
  6. Interested members of the Public especially Civil Rights organizations could attend at their own cost and will be required to introduce themselves to the chairman of the opening session.
  7. The Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceedings in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders.


Director, Procurement For: Executive Secretary


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