Kebbi State Government
Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development
Advertisement of Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the Provision of Water Supply Scheme to the Bayan Kara Area, Birnin Kebbi
Project Contract No.: KBSTB/MWRD/179/2015
(1) Provision water supply scheme to the Bayan Kara Area, Birnin Kebbi (2) The scope of works for the projects shall includes the following: (i) Provision of 3 No. 200mm diameter Boreholes capable of operating 15 HP Pump (ii) Provision of 13,5000titers Overhead Tank (iii) 100KVA Generator set (iv) 6,000m distribution networks. (v) Generator House and Fencing. (3) Qualification of Firms Responding to the (RFQ) Water Engineering firms, representative of manufacturers of water materials etc in presenting quotation must show clear evidence of:
(a) Payment of Corporate Taxes, PAYE, VAT etc. (b) Kebbi State Tenders Board Registration Certificate. (c) Letter of Confirmation by applicant’s Bankers on having financial capacity to execute the contract. (d) Certificate of Incorporate for companies/consulting firms. (e) Memorandum and Articles of Association. (f) Registration with Professional/Regulatory bodies as would be applicable. (g) List of company/consulting firms machineries, equipment and instruments. (h) List of previous works/services executed within Kebbi State and evidence of performance. (i) List of company/consulting firms personnel including qualification and year of experience in the field. (ii) Third Party Insurance . (4) Deadline for Submission of Quotation
Water Engineering firms, representatives of manufacturers of water materials etc are to submit quotation on or before 29th May 2015. The Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development Kebbi State reserves the right to reject any quotation that does not meet its requirement.
Dr. Abdullahi S. GOBIR
Ministry of Water Resources and Rural Development
For: Honourable Commissioner
Kebbi State of Nigeria
Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Development (MWRD&RD)
Kebbi State Water Board (KSWB)
State-Wide Urban/Semi Urban Water Supply Sector’s Water
Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Procurement of Water Treatment Chemicals
(1) The Kebbi State Government has executed rural development programmes with specific emphasis on rehabilitation, repair and turnaround maintenance of water supply systems/schemes in various urban, semi-urban and rural settlements within the 21 Local Government Areas of Kebbi State.
(2) During the 2007-2015 period rehabilitation of raw water intake and purification plants/systems including water reticulation networks has been carried out at Argungu, Birnin Kebbi, Yauri and Zuru and there is now a requirement for Procurement of Water Treatment Chemicals for Water Purification at these Urban/Rural Water Supply Schemes and other places.
(3) The Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Development (MWR&RD) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the following Water Treatment Chemicals to be supplied:
|LOT/NO1.||DESCRIPTION Aluminium Sulphate||QUANTITY 870m/metric tons||PLACE OF DELIVERY Birnin Kebbi Chemical Stores|
(4) Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the Competitive Bidding procedures specified in the Procurement of Construction, Goods and Services (Guidelines) Law No. 5 of 2008, and are open to all bidders and suppliers registered with the Kebbi State Tenders Board.
(5) Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Kebbi State Water Board at the office of the General Manager or the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Development (MWR&RD), Gwadangaji Secretariat, 2nd Phase, Ground Floor, Birnin Kebbi and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 9:00am-5:00pm on every working day i.e. Monday-Friday.
(6) Qualifications requirement include: (a) Financial Capability: The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following requirement(s): (i) Evidence of payment of mandatory taxes for the last three years. (ii) Banker’s declaration that the Bidder has the financial capacity or a line of credit to execute the contract (as contained in the schedule of requirement) for supply of water treatment chemicals. (b) Experience and Technical Capacity: The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): (i) Previous experience in supply of Water Treatment Chemicals of similar magnitude (ii) Availability of haulage facilities to final destination (iii) Confirmation of availability of stock to meet the required supply schedule.
(7) The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that the water treatment chemicals to be supplied meet the following requirement(s); (i) Suitable for use as drinking water treatment chemical, (ii) Suitable for Human Consumption, (iii) Products MUST come delivered in dearly/or legibly marked containers, bearing date of manufacture; evidence of certification (especially bidders offering products from India and China). (iv) Producing potable water that meets World Health Organisation (WHO) Standards of Water Quality or mare than the Highest Desirable Levels of the Guidelines. Additional details are provided in me bidding documents.
(8) A complete set of Bidding Documents in English Language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of N25.000.00 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira only). The method of payment will be by Cheque or Bank Draft. The Bidding documents will be sent by Courier or picked by the Bidder at the address shown below.
(9) Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 13:00pm (1:00pm) on 25th May, 2015-Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives, who choose to attend in person at the address below at 14:60pm (2:66pm) on 25thMay, 2015. All bids must be accompanied by a “Bid Security” per lot as specified (Lot 1 N450.000; Lot 2 N150.000 and Lot 3 N350.000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency).
(10) Bids inspection, collection (on payment of non-refundable fee) submission and opening would he at the following address:
The General Manager
Kebbi State Water Board
Murtala Mohammed Way,
Tudun wada, Birnin Kebbi.
(11) The Government of Kebbi State reserves the right to reject any proposal submitted in response to this advertisement without assigning any reasons thereto.
- ABDULLAHI S. GOBIR
Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Development
Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)
The Secretariat of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP)
Technical Consultant to Monitor Privatised Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) Successor Companies (SCs)
Request for Expressions of Interest
(1) In an effort to address the National Electric Power Authority’s (NEPA’s) poor operational and financial performance, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) amended the prevailing laws (Electricity and NEPA Acts) in 1998 to remove NEPA’s monopoly and encourage private sector participation. The amendments, however, were not far-reaching. The FGN then decided to undertake holistic policy, legal and regulatory reforms. The National Electric Power Policy (NEPP) 2001 outlines the reform agenda, while the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA), 2005 provides the legal basis for the unbundling of NEPA, the formation of successor companies, and the privatization of the latter.
(2) Consequently, the FGN established the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) – the initial holding company and subsequently unbundled it into eighteen (18) successor companies, while maintaining national ownership of the transmission system.
(3) The FGN followed its privatization plan and sold 60% majority shareholding in the Distribution Companies (DisCo), 100 % in all thermal Generating Companies (GenCo), with the exception of Geregu Power Plant Plc, where FGN sold 51% of its shares, retaining 49%, The hydro power plants were concessional (Kainji/Jebba and Shiroro) for a period of 25 years. Specifically, the assets sold comprised of:
- Four thermal power generating facilities (Afam, Egbin, Sapele. Ughelli);
- Kainji (with Jebba) and Shiroro hydropower facilities; and
- 11 distribution companies;
(4) In order to nurture and monitor the activities of the companies for a period of five years as enshrined in the Performance Agreements signed between BPE (on behalf of FGN) and the new owners, the Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) hereby invites prospective TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS TO MONITOR PRIVATIZED POWER HOLDING COMPANY OF NIGERIA (PHCN) SUCCESSOR COMPANIES (SCs).
(5) The Consultant will be expected to provide technical and financial expertise required to develop, assemble and interpret performance reports for the distribution and generation companies, as part of BPE’s post-privatization monitoring mandate. The Consultant will also be expected to provide, as necessary, alt ICT systems required to collect data for the purpose of measuring and evaluating Key Performance Index (KPI) requirements, producing performance reports and maintaining a comprehensive database.
While completing the assignment, the Consultant will provide technical and financial expertise (with the exception of regulatory-related support, which is to he provided by NERC) that will be expected to form and lead teams of staff within BPE, making up the Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU). Within each major department or function, the Consultant will be expected to identify and train individuals that will be responsible for assuming the role of the consultant at the end of the assignment.
As such, the Consultant will be expected to build capacity within BPE’s monitoring unit for the following purposes:
- Eventual handover of responsibility under this assignment to BPE personnel
- Expansion of BPE’s monitoring unit to include the performance of the National Integrated Power (NIPP) assets, on behalf of the
(6) The Consultant will also be required to deploy the requisite technical and engineering tools to measure the reduction of technical, commercial and collection losses of the distribution companies and also the technical rehabilitation of the generation companies in line with the performance agreement signed with BPE
The Consultants’ qualifications shall include demonstrated international and national experience within the power (electricity) sector. The Consultant shall be able to demonstrate that each of his proposed staff has the requisite qualification to undertake the assignment, with such proposed persons having a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the power sector. We seek Consultants that can quickly grasp complex issues of privatization. Experience within the power sector in Nigeria would be viewed positively. Each proposed Consultant’s staff shall have an excellent knowledge of English; have highly developed analytical, communication, cross-cultural and diplomatic skills, as well as excellent report writing abilities.
SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOls)
BPE invites eligible international and national consulting companies to indicate their interest in providing the aforementioned services.
Expressions of Interest (EOls) from prospective Consultants should specify the following information as the basis for pre-qualification:
- Capability Statement of the firm if a single entity, or firms, if forming an association or joint venture for the purpose of the assignment, with a discussion of its experience providing similar services. Copies of certificates of incorporation of each firm should also be provided;
- Similar past performance or experience of the firm or firms, clearly identifying the firm undertaking the work, scope of the work and location of each assignment.
- Staff available for the assignment, including C V’s; and
- Indication of financial capability of the firm(s) to carry out the assignment (audited accounts etc)
- Short description (not to exceed a page), of the Consultant’s understanding of the ICT system required to undertake the assignment.
The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures set out in the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) Guidelines. Selection of Consulting Firms (Complex Lump sum), January 2008
Expressions of Interest must be submitted in six (6) copies and 1 soft copy in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Expressions of Interest (EOI) for Technical Consultant to Monitor PHCN SCs.”
The expressions of interest should be addressed and delivered not later than June 19, 2015 at 1700 hours CAT in Room B101 of the address shown below:
Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki
Bureau of Public Enterprises
No. 11, Osun Crescent
Off Ibrahim Babangida Way, Maitama
Web Site: http://www.bpeng.org
Interested applicants may obtain further information at the address above from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday through Friday (except public holidays)
Only short-listed Consultants will be contacted.
Expressions of Interest received through e-mail or fax will NOT be accepted