Invitation to Tender at Projects Development Institute (Proda), Enugu

Projects Development Institute (Proda), Enugu

(Federal Ministry of Science and Technology)

Proda Road, P.M. B. 10609, Emene Industrial Layout, Off Enugu/Abakaliki Expressway. Enugu.


Invitation to Tender

1.       Introduction: Projects Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, a parastatal under the Federal ministry of Science and Technology is desirous of carrying out its capital projects under 2013 Budget. To this end interested and reputable contractors with relevant experience are invited to tender for the projects as indicated below

2.       Project Description/Scope of Work

The project include Re-tooling/Replacement of PRODA Obsolete Machines, Construction/Provision of Infrastructure, and provision of Agro-Processing/Skill acquisition centres that may be equipped by ROADA, These Agro-Processing facilities are situated in various geo-political zones of the country and have been divided into different Lots and Sub Lots as follows:


Lot A: Re-tooling/Replacement of Obsolete Machines

(i)      Computerization of PRODA Accounts

(ii)     Purchase of Computers, Printers, Scanners

(iii)    Re-location of Industrial equipment

(iv)   Rehabilitation of water treatment plant

(v)    Rehabilitation of main entrance road to PRODA Headquarters.


Lot B Procurement of Electric motor (l-5kw single phase): Acquisition and commissioning of jigs/fixtures and dies for stamping of rotor and stator laminations. Acquisition and commissioning production lines for shafting, motor casing, end plates and cooling fan.


Lot C Construction /Provision of Infrastructure

(i)      Commercial production of electrical porcelain insulators

(ii)     Domestication of Technology for production of two and four strokes single cylinder spark ignition and compression ignition engines.


Research and Development

Lot D.         Development of Agro-processing machines-cluster concept for rural Development.

Lot E.         Development and production of smokeless solid fuels and activated carbons from coal and biomass.

Lot F.                   Construction/Installation of cassava and maize processing projects in (i)          Akute, Ogun State                   (Machines)

(ii)     Iwoye, Ogun State              (Machines)

(iii)    Idogo, Ogun State               (Machines)

(iv)    Ilobi, Ogun State                 (Machines)

(v)     Ipokia, Ogun State              (Machines)

(vi)    Kano                                      (Civil Works)

(vii)   Ondo                                     (Civil Works)

(viii)  Kaduna                                 (Machines)


Lot G.         Skill Acquisition Training in cosmetics production, development of efficient and economical coal usage for rural woman in Imo state.

Lot H.         Establishment of Agro-Processing Machines at Udi/Ezeagu Federal constituency, Enugu State located in:

(i)                Udi Town, Udi LGA

(ii)               Obunofia Ndiagu in Eziagu LGA

(iii)              Umumba Ndiagu in Eziagu LGA

(iv)              Umana Ndiagu in Eziagu LGA


Lot I. Skill Acquisition on soap candle and cosmetics production and development of efficient and economical utilization of appliances for cottage Industries Development in:

(i)      Damaturu

(ii)     Tarmuwa

(iii)   Gujba

(iv)   Gulani Federal Constituency, Yobe State


Lot J.(i)       Construction of 4 no Community Small Scale enterprises hall at (1) Ikot Abasi (2) Mkpat Enin (3) Eastern Obolo Federal “Constituency, Akwa Ibom State.

(ii)     Fabrication, Installation/Commissioning of 3no Red oil palm processing mills, 2no palm Cannel oil processing mill and 3 no electric oven bakeries in

(i)      Ikot Abasi

(ii)    Mkpat Enin

(iii)   Eastern Obolo Federal Constituency, Akwa Ibom State


3.       Tendering Requirements


Intended Tenderers are to submit the following documents for verification

(i)      Evidence of Company Registration with the Corporate affairs Commission (CAC)

(ii)     Evidence of payment of Company’s Tax (Tax clearance certificate for the Past 3yrs.)

(iii)    Company’s Tax payer Identification Number (TIN)

(iv)    Evidence of VAT Registration Remittance (2010-2012)

(v)     Bank Reference from reputable bank as evidence of financial capability

(vi)    Evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee for collection of Bid document

(vii)   Verifiable list of previous similar works successfully carried out within the

last three (3) with names of clients, evidence of award and practical         completion.

(vii)   Audited account of the company for the past 3yrs (2010-2012).

(ix)    List of Curriculum Vitae of Key Professionals registrars with relevant and professional regulatory bodies, to be attached to the project stating roles, designation, qualification and experience, enclose photocopies of professional certificates where applicable.

(x)     Evidence of compliance with the provision of the Pension Reforms Act (2004) with regard to operation of the employee Retirement Savings Account with an Approved Pension Fund Administrator (PFA).

(xi)    Evidence of Compliance with the provision of Industrial Training Fund amendment Act 2011 as related to training contribution by liable organization.


4.       Collection of Tender Documents


(a)     Tender documents are be collected from the office of the Director Admin & Finance on presentation of receipt on payment of a non-refundable tender fee of N10,000.00 payable at the Institute’s Revenue office, Headquarters Emene-Enugu.


(b)     Collection of Tender documents commences on Monday, 12th August 2013 and returns of the completed tender documents close by 12noon on Monday, 12th August, 2013. All contracts are to be completed by 31st December 2013.


(c)      Submission of Bids: the Technical and Financial Bid documents should each be separately sealed labeled (Technical or Financial Bid”) as appropriate in different envelopes. The two (2) envelopes be put in a larger envelope which should also be sealed and labeled at the top left corner “Tender for Lot……,…….with the name and phone number of the Tendering company and addressed to:


The Director (Admin & Finance)

Projects Development Institute (PROOA)

PRODA Headquarters, Emene Industrial


Emene Enugu.

All Tenders Should be dropped in The Tender Box in the Due Process Office at the PROOA Headquarters from 9.00am4,00pm Mondays to Fridays.


5.       Opening of Tender

Tenders will be opened on Tuesday 13th August 2013 from 10am at PRODA Headquarters Emene Enugu.

Important note:

(i)      PRODA is under no Obligation whatsoever to select contractor from submissions received if none meets the requirements for the project.

(ii)     Only companies/firms that meet the above stated requirements would be contacted.

(iii)   Failure to comply with the above stated instructions will automatically disqualify the tenderer.

(iv)   Late submission shall not be accepted

(v)     PRODA is not bound to select the lowest bidder; other criteria’s are also considered.

(vi)   This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of PRODA nor shall it entitle responding companies to seek any indemnity from PRODA by virtue of such companies having responded to the advertisement.

(vii)   No contractor is allowed to bid for more that 2 Lots/Sub Lots, any bidder who exceeds 2 Lots/Sub Lots will be disqualified automatically.

(viii)  Submission of tender by post or courier will not be accepted



Mrs. P.O. Chijioke

For: Ag. Director General/CEO


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