University of Agriculture
P.M.B. 2373, Makurdi
(office of the registrar)
Invitation for Pre-Qualification/Tender
1.1 The University of Agriculture, Makurdi intends to engage the services of reputable contractors for the procurement of selected works under her year 2011TETF intervention
1.2 The University therefore wishes to invite response from competent and reputable contractors for Pre-Qualification/Tender for the procurement of the works categorized under the following Lots:
Lot 1: Construction of a 500-Seat Capacity Lecture Theatre at the University Annex.
Lot 2: Construction of a 2-Storey Academic Block of Offices at the University Annex.
Lot 3: Construction of Auditorium under Phase 1 of the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at North Core of the University.
Lot 4: Construction of Departmental Library under Phase I of the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at North Core of the University.
Lot 5: Procurement of Surveying and Geoinformatic Solutions for the University centre of Geomantic Excellence
2.0 Eligibility Criteria:
(a) Evidence of registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) by inclusion of Certificate of Incorporation and Article of Association.
(b) Last 3 years Tax Clearance Certificates
(c) Detailed Company Profile giving names or list of key Professionals, administrative staff with their qualifications and verifiable evidence of registration with professional bodies.
(d) Possession of experience as a Main Contractor in at least three (3) projects of similar nature and complexity with verifiable letters of contract award and certificates of job completion within the last three (3) years.
(e) Verifiable evidence of finance support by a reputable bank including one year bank statement.
(i) Audited account details for the last three (3) years.
(g) Evidence of pension and social security contribution
(h) VAT registration with evidence of remittances
(i) Bidders are to provide confirmable Bid Security in Form of Bank Draft in the sum of 2% of the bid price in favour of University of Agriculture, Makurdi. Non compliance with this requirement will lead to the bidder’s disqualification in the bidding process.
(j) A Statement of Declaration that:
(i) The Directors of the company seeking pre-qualification had never been convicted in criminal proceedings by any court of law.
(ii) None of the key procurement officers of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi is a former or present Director of the Company.
3.0 Collection of Tender Document:
Tender documents are to be collected from the Director of Physical Planning upon presentation of evidence of cash payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N50,000.00 (Fifty thousand Naira) only for Lot 4 and N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) only each for Lots 1,2, 3 and 5 respectively at the Bursary Department of the University.
4.0 Submission of Pre-Qualification/Tender Documents
4.1 Interested bidders are to submit pre-qualification and tenders documents in two different sealed envelopes appropriately marked “Pre-Qualification” and “Tender” with the company name indicated at the back of each envelope. Both envelopes should be sealed and placed in a third envelope marked with the Lot number at the top right hand corner and addressed to:
University of Agriculture,
4.2 Completed documents should be submitted on or before 15th May, 2012 by 12.00 Noon local time. These shall be opened same day at 1.00PM in the Senate Chambers of the University. Interested bidders or their representatives are hereby invited to attend the bid opening function.
5.0 Disclaimer and Conclusion
5.1 This announcement is published for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer by the University transact with any party, nor does it constitute a commitment or obligation on the part of the University to procure works.
5.2 Failure to comply with the above requirements would automatically result in disqualification, while Bid documents submitted late shall be rejected.
5.3 The University reserves the right to verity the authenticity of claims made in the documents submitted.
5.4 The University will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by any interested party in connection with any response to the invitation and or the preparation or submission in response to an inquiry.
5.5 The University is not bound to shortlist any bidder and reserves the right to annul the selection process at any time without incurring any liabilities.