FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WORKS & HOUSING, MABUSHI, ABUJA-
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION/TECHNICAL BIDS/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EoI) FOR WORKS, GOODS AND SERVICES
Category: Construction & Engineering; Consultancy; Rehabilitation/Renovation

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF WORKS & HOUSING
HEADQUARTERS, MABUSHI, ABUJA
INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION/TECHNICAL BIDS/EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EoI) FOR WORKS, GOODS AND SERVICES

INTRODUCTION
The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, intends to execute some projects as contained in the 2021 Appropriation Act. In compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007, and other extant guidelines on the award of contracts in the Federal Public Service, the Ministry wishes to invite experienced and competent Contractor, Suppliers and Service Providers to submit Pre-qualification, Technical and Expression of Interest (EoI) documents for the execution of the Ministry’s projects as contained in the 2021 Appropriation Act.

SCOPE OF WORKS/ASSIGNMENTS
Details of the Scope of Works/Specifications and Assignments are contained in the Bid Documents. The projects are grouped into categories A, B & C. Bidders are, therefore, requested to submit Pre-qualification, Technical and Expression of Interest documents in respect of the categories chosen on the basis of the requirements listed in Sections 3.0, 4.0 and of this publication. The projects are listed in the table below.

  PROJECT TITLE
  CATEGORY ‘A’: WORKS
A.1 Rehabilitation / Restoration of Federal Government Secretariat Complexes and other Federal Government Buildings in selected States/FCT
A.2 Furnishing of Federal Government Secretariat Complexes and other Federal Government Building in selected States/FCT
A.3 Fencing of Federal Government Lands and other Properties in Selected States
A.4 Construction of Houses under the Federal Government National Housing Programme Nationwide
A.5 Maintenance of Offices/Buildings in Ministries, Departments & Agencies (MDA) Nationwide
A.6 Construction/Completion of Additional Facilities, Supply and Installation of Workshop Equipment in Training Schools and Workshops Nationwide
A.7 Provision/Maintenance of Electrical System, High Tension / Low Tension Network Assembly and Retrofitting of Public Building with Renewable Energy at Field Offices
A.8 Maintenance of Fire Fighting Equipment, Vehicles, Air conditioners and Water/Plumbing System in Headquarters and Selected Field Offices
A.9 Installation/Rehabilitation and Sustenance of Street Lights
A.10 Provision of Infrastructure for Engineering Services in selected States including FCT: Roads & Drains, Water and Electricity Supply
A.11 Urban Renewal and Slum Upgrading Project: Provision of Motorized / Solar Powered Boreholes in Selected States
A.12 Urban Renewal and Slum Upgrading Project: Provision of Solar Powered Street Lights in Selected States
A.13 Urban Renewal and Slum Upgrading Project: Construction and Rehabilitation of Roads, Culverts and External Drainage Works in selected States/FCT
A.14 Special Intervention/Constituency projects: Construction /Rehabilitation of Roads Bridges, Drainages, Culverts and Erosion Control, Class Room Blocks, VIP Toilets, Primary Health Care/Maternity, Skills Acquisition, Civic/Community Centre, Pavilion, Boreholes/ Hand Pumps, Water Treatment and Sanitation, Provision of Electrification/Solar Street Lighting, Transformers Nationwide
A.15 Installation of Traffic Sensors and Permanent Traffic Stations on Federal Roads Including Manual Traffic Counts on Arterial Roads
A.16 Provision of Road Signages and other Road Furniture on Federal Highways
A.17 Relocation of Utilities (Water Lines, Telecommunications, Electrical installations and Other Facilities) on Federal Road Projects
A.18 Provision of Infrastructure (Roads & Drainage, Electricity and Water Supply) in Private Public Partnership (PPP) Housing Development Sites in Gwagwalada (FCT)
A.19 Rehabilitation/Construction of Short Length of Internal Roads within Federal Tertiary Institutions Nationwide

CATEGORY B: GOODS

B.1 Procurement of Poverty Alleviation & Skills Acquisition Starter Packs (SIP)
B.2 Acquisition of GIS Equipment, Digital Survey Equipment, Satellite Imageries, Digital Survey and Data Mining Software for Urban Planning and Surveying activities
B.3 Provision of Engineering Workshop Tools (Mechanical, Electrical, Water and Structural Tools)
B.4 Procurement of Computer hardware, Accessories Consumables Software and e-Books
B.5 Provision of Office Furniture and Fittings
B.6 Supply of Generating Set, Inverters, Batteries, Electrical & Air Conditioning Materials
B.7 Provision of Office Equipment
B.8 Provision of Photographic/Topographic/Workshop/Laboratory Material Testing Equipment
B.9 Provision of Medical Equipment Drugs
B.10 Supply of Vehicles

CATEGORY C: CONSULTANCY AND OTHER SERVICES

C.1 Engineering Design of Highway Roads and Bridges Projects
C.2 Engineering Supervision of Highway Roads and Bridges Projects
C.3 Other Consulting and Professional Services:

i.                  Training and Capacity Building,

ii.                   ICT Related Services: Website Development/ Deployment, Internet/Network Deployment, Software Acquisition/Projects, e library/ e-Law Library, Electronic Document Management System /Digitalization

iii.                  Insurance and Actuarial Services

iv.                 Mapping, Studies & Report Preparation and Monitoring & Evaluation Advisory Exercises and Project Management/Advisory Services

v.                   Sensitization Exercises, Publicity/ Enlightenment Programme/Documentaries Making

vi.                 Maintenance of ICT/Office Equipment

vii.                Facility Management:- Security, Cleaning, Horticultural and Management Services

viii.              Printing of Security and Non-Security Documents (Manual Reports, Files, Letter Head Papers

ix.                 Inventory and Condition Assessment of Public Buildings

C.4 Establishment and operations of Comprehensive Federal Government Landed Property Database Management System Including the Creation of Digital Infrastructure for Real time Online Preparation, Execution and Perfection of Certificate of Occupancy (e – C of O).
C.5 Valuation of Federal Government Assets within and outside the country in furtherance of the Adoption and implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)
C.6 Consultancy Services for Concessioning of Weighbridges and Trail Park
C.7 Data Collection on the Federal Road Network under the Road Asset Management System(RAMS) Including Deployment of Intelligent Project Management Systems (IPMS)
C.8 Consultancy Services for Development and Management of Highways
C.9 Slum Identification & Mapping In Selected Cities of Niger State
C.10 Baseline Studies on Land Governance and Tenure Structure, Realistic Land Values/Compensation, Demand notice preparation, Resonance Survey and Inventorisation of Federal Government Lands
C.11 Perimeter, Topographic, Layout Survey and as Built Survey of federal Government Land/properties in Selected States
C.12 Conversion of Analogue Spatial Data to Digital Format in the Six (6) Geo Political Zones
C.13 Densification of Second Order Controls in Federal Government Landed Properties in FCT (42 Nos.) and Operationalization of Federal Land Data Base System at Headquarters & Zonal Headquarters
C.14 Up-Grading of Cadastral Geographic information System (CADGIS) Laboratory and Operationalization of Federal land Data Base System at Headquarters & Zonal Headquarters
C.15 Preparation of Physical Development, Resilience Plans and Master Plan, Physical Development Standard, National Planning Standards, Formulation of Land Policies, Guideline and Bye Laws Booklet, Regeneration of City Resilience/Strength, Need Assessment and Identification Reports in Selected States
C.16 Training and Capacity Development in AutoCAD and Arc GIS Applications for Urban and Regional Planning, Capacity Building for Architects, Quantity Surveyor, Builders and Town Planners in Computer Aided Designs and Standardization and Project Management
C.17 Consultancy Anchorship and Facilitating the Training of Professionals, (Artisan, Craftsmen etc)
C.18 Assessment & Reporting of the New Urban Agenda (NUA)& Sustainable Development  Goals (SDG) on Sustainable Cities in Nigeria
C. 19 Consultancy for the design and implementation supervision mission of Special Project Unit (SPU) projects.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The Ministry, in compliance with the provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007 and the Public Procurement Regulations for Works, Goods and Services, will carry out pre-qualification/shortlisting of companies/consultants that respond to this advertisement based on the following requirements:
a) Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation issued by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CA 1.1. or CAC2 and CAC7. Business Name is also acceptable in case of Services;
b) Evidence of Company’s current Annual returns to CAC;
c) Evidence of Tax Clearance Certificate (or Personal Income Tax Clearance Certificate of all the Partners in case of Business Name) for the last three (3) years (2018, 2019 & 2020) valid till 31st December, 2021;
d) Evidence of current Pension Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
e) Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
f) Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Clearance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2021;
g) Evidence of Registration on the BPP’s National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of a valid Certificate of Registration or Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/12/2021 or valid Certificate issued by BP;
h) Unabridged Company Audited Annual Report for the immediate past three (3) years (2018, 2019 & 2020);
i) For Joint Venture/Partnership, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) should be provided (CAC, TCC, Pension Compliance Certificate, ITF Compliance Certificate, NSITF Compliance Certificate, IRR & Sworn Affidavit are compulsory for each JV partner)
j) A Sworn Affidavit:
i) disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing or the Bureau of Public Procurement is a former or present Director, shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder and to confirm that all information presented in its bid are true and correct in all particulars;
ii) that no Partner/Director has been convicted in any country for criminal offences related to fraudulent or corrupt practices, or criminal misrepresentation or falsification of facts relating to any matter;
iii) that the company does not at the time of this bid have any existing loan or financial liability with a bank, other financial institutions or third party that is classified as doubtful, non-performing, bad or whose repayment portion has been outstanding for the last three months;
Local Content, Safety and Social Responsibility
a) Indicate the quantum of verifiable employment to be generated stating projected numbers and specialties for skilled (Professional) and unskilled (Non-professional) Manpower;
b) Submit verifiable key Management positions that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the company’s total workforce that will be beneficial to youth employment and community development in Nigeria;
c) All bidders should include description of current Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) procedures, plan, manuals and HSE performance statistics over the last 3 years including HSE manuals and accident statistics for the past five (5) years;
d) Submit a plan on how to give first consideration to services provided from within Nigeria, raw materials and manufactured goods of Nigerian origin in line with the requirements of Nigerian Content.
e) State the proposed social benefits to be accrued to the host communities where projects/services are domiciled; and
f) All bidders of projects in the Six Geo-Political Zones, are required to present formal undertakings that they are capable of working in the areas of projects for which they have bidded

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
a) Bidders’ Experience
Evidence of previous similar jobs with three (3) letters of awards and Job Completion Certificate in the last five (5) years (2016 to date. In case of on-going jobs, Letter of Award and Valuation Certificate);
b) Plants and Equipment/Warehouse
Verifiable evidence of proof of ownership and/or lease of the construction equipment/Warehouse required for the successful execution of these contracts:
c) Financial Capacity
Evidence of financial capability by submission of letter of reference from a reputable Commercial Bank in Nigeria, indicating commitment to fund the project when awarded:
d) Registration with Professional Bodies in case of Consultancy Services
Evidence of registration with relevant regulatory professional body e.g. NAICOM/Insurance, EHORECON/Cleaning Service, NIT DA/CPN/ Information Technology, COREN/QSRBN/ARCON/CORBON/SURCON/Construction, NSCDC/Security, ESVARBON/Estate Surveying etc.
e) Manpower
Key personnel with evidence of registration with regulatory Professional bodies like COREN, QSRBN, ARCON, SURCON, CORBON, TOPREC, NIESV, CIPSMN etc.
f) Note that indigenous companies have an advantage in these categories.

ENQUIRIES
All enquiries are to be directed to:
The Director,
Public Procurement Department,
Federal Ministry of Works and Housing,
Headquarters, Mabushi, Abuja.
e-mail: info@worksandhousing.gov.ng

METHOD OF SUBMISSION
i) Bids must be prepared in English Language and signed by the official authorized by the bidder.
ii) Two copies of Technical documents/Expression of Interest (Eol) for all categories must be submitted on or before 12:00 noon on Monday, 12th April, 2021. Late submissions will be returned un-opened.
iii) Bidders are advised to submit their Bids via courier services in line with COVID-19 pandemic protocols:

The Director,
Public Procurement Department,
Room 105, Block A, 1st Floor,
Works Sector FMW&H Mabushi, Abuja.
E-mail: info@worksandhousing.gov.ng

OPENING OF EOI/BIDS
i. Virtual Opening of EOI/Technical Bid Documents will be conducted immediately after the deadline for submission at 12:00 noon on Monday, 12th April, 2021 at the Conference Hall, 1st Floor, Block A, FMW&H, Mabushi, Abuja;
ii. ONLY technically shortlisted bidders will be invited for collection of Financial bids and Request for Proposals;
iii. Companies or their representatives, Civil Societies, NGOs, Professional Bodies and members of the public who are interested in viewing the opening of the bids can forward their e-mail addresses to the Ministry’s official e-mail: info@worksandhousing,gov.ng or fmwork@gmail.com and are by this notice, invited to witness the bids opening exercise.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Subject to the Provisions of the Public Procurement Act, 2007 note that:
i. the Ministry may verify any or all the claims made by applicants and shall disqualify any company whose claims are found to be false in addition to other sanctions that may be deemed necessary;
ii. bidders who have worked for the Ministry and have history of poor performance, abandonment, termination and/or prolonged contract execution period need not apply as their bids shall excluded from the process in line with Section 16(8)(b) of the PPA, 2007;
iii. the Ministry reserves the right to reject any and/or all prequalified Bidders at its sole discretion and at no costs whatsoever in line with Section 28 of the PPA, 2007;
iv. all costs incurred in responding to this advertisement and prequalifying for the projects shall be borne solely by the Bidders;
v. none compliance to any of the above instructions will lead to disqualification;
vi. this advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Ministry to award contract to any bidder;
vii. All documents for submission must be transmitted with a Covering/Forwarding letter under the Company/Firm’s Letter Head Paper bearing amongst others, the Registration Number (RC) as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Contact Address, Telephone Number (preferably GSM No.), and e-mail address. The Letter head Paper must bear the Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the Company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm; and
viii. The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing is not bound to shortlist/pre-qualify any bidder and reserves the right to annul the Procurement process at any time without incurring any liabilities in accordance with Section 28 of the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

Signed:
Permanent Secretary,
Federal Ministry of Works & Housing