INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION/ EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF 2019 PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION

NIGERIA N RAILWAY CORPORATION

INVITATION FOR PRE-QUALIFICATION/ EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF 2019 PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE NIGERIAN RAILWAY CORPORATION

  1. INTRODUCTION

The Nigerian Railway Corporation and its subsidiaries invites interested and reputable Contractors, Suppliers and Consultants with relevant and verifiable experience to apply for pre-qualification for consideration to tender for the projects indicated below under 2019 Budget.

  1. DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECTS

The projects fall under the following categories:

CATEGORY A – Goods

LOT DESCRIPTION LOCATION
G01 i.         Procurement of Tools, Equipment and Materials for emergency repairs and maintenance of Tracks Nationwide
G02 Procurement of Rolling Stock Consumables (lubricants, etc.,) and Spare Parts Nationwide

 CATEGORY B – Works

LOT DESCRIPTION LOCATION
W01 ii.         Repair and Maintenance of Track, Bridges and Culverts Nationwide
W02 Renovation/Upgrade of Railway Stations and other buildings together with associated facilities Nationwide
W03 Manufacture/Supply and Commissioning of Locomotives, Coaches, Wagons, Railway Inspection Vehicles and Cranes (Narrow Gauge and/or Standard Gauge) – OEMs and/or their representatives only Nationwide
W04 iii.         Rehabilitation of Locomotives, Coaches, Wagons, Railway Inspection Vehicles and Cranes (Narrow Gauge and/or Standard Gauge) Nationwide
W05 iv.         Procurement/Rehabilitation and Installation of equipment for Mechanical/Electrical, S&T, Security, Printing, Operations, Civil and ICT facilities Nationwide

CATEGORY C – Consultancy Services

LOT DESCRIPTION LOCATION
C01 v.         Provision of Facilities Management Services Nationwide
C02 Provisioning of Project Management Consultancy Services Nationwide
C03 Training Services and Human Capacity Development Nationwide
C04 Generation of Alternative Revenue for the Corporation Nationwide
C05 Provision of Insurance Services Nationwide
  1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For purposes of evaluation, interested Contractors/Consultants should supply the under listed information including but not limited to the following:

  1. Evidence of Certificate of Incorporation with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) including Form CAC02 and CAC07;
  2. Evidence of Company Income’s Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 and 2018) valid till 31st December, 2019;
  3. Evidence of current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
  4. Evidence of current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
  5. Evidence of current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December, 2019;
  6. Evidence of Registration on the National Database of Federal Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by submission of Interim Registration Report (IRR) expiring on 31/01/2020 or valid Certificate issued by BPP;
  7. Sworn Affidavit not earlier than Monday, 26th August, 2019.
  8. A sworn affidavit certifying that the company is not in receivership, insolvency or bankruptcy.
  9. A sworn affidavit that no officer of The Nigerian Railway Corporation or Bureau of Public Procurement is a Director or Shareholder or has any pecuniary interest in the bidder.
  • A sworn affidavit that none of the Directors of the Company has been convicted for criminal offence in relation to fraud or financial impropriety in any court in Nigeria or elsewhere.
  1. That all information presented in the bid is true and correct in all particulars.
  2. Company’s Audited Account for the last three (3) years (2016, 2017 and 2018).
  3. Evidence of financial capability to execute the project including Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank indicating willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed;
  4. Company profile with the Curriculum Vitae of the Key Staff to be deployed for the project, including copies of their Academic/ Professional qualifications;
  5. Company’s valid training license/certificate issued by Centre for Management Development (CMD) – for Lot C03
  6. Verifiable document evidence of at least three (3) years similar jobs executed in the last five (5) years including Letter of Award, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificate and Photographs of the Projects;.
  7. Evidence of valid registration with The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) – for Lot C05;
  8. 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 Names and Nationalities of the Directors of the company at the bottom of the page, duly signed by the authorized officer of the firm.

 

  1. SUBMISSION OF EOI DOCUMENT – CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Interested firms are to submit two (2) bound copies of Expression of Interest (EoI) documents separated by dividers and arranged as indicated above. The documents should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to The Director, Procurement, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Ebute-Metta, Lagos and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and drop in the designated Tender Box in the Office of The Director, Procurement not later than 12:00Noon, Tuesday 10th of September, 2019.

 

  1. SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTSGOODS & WORKS

Prospective bidders are to submit pre-qualification documents for each of the Lot desired; two (2) hard copies each of the technical bids packaged in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as “Prequalification”; and addressed to The Director, Procurement, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Ebute-Metta, Lagos and clearly marked with (the name of the project and the Lot number). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box in the Office of The Director, Procurement not later than 12:00Noon, Tuesday 8th October, 2019.

 6.OPENING OF EOI/PREQUALIFICATION DOCUMENTS

The EoI/Prequalification documents will be opened immediately after the deadlines for submission 12:00Noon, Tuesday, 10th of September, 2019 and 12:00Noon, Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 respectively, at the Directors’ Block, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Ebute-Metta, Lagos in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please, ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register in the office the Director Procurement, as the Nigerian Railway Corporation will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids.

 7. GENERAL INFORMATION

  1. Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder;
  2. Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be returned un-opened;
  3. Bidders should not bid for more than three (3) Lots; failure to comply may be grands for disqualification.
  4. All cost will be borne by the bidders;
  5. Arrangement of technical documents in hard copies should follow the order in the list above and appropriately paged. The technical document should have a table of content indicating the pages, which these items are to be found. Failure to comply with this directive will result in disqualification of the bidder.
  6. The Nigerian Railway Corporation is not bound to 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 2007 Public Procurement ACT.