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FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC DISPLAY EXERCISE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) OF PROPOSED SAPELE (OML 41) FURTHER FIELD DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN SAPELE, DELTA STATE BY SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT PLC
In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act Cap El2 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Seplat Petroleum Development Plc.
Project Description:
The proposed project which is a Further Field Development (FFD) of OML 41 Sapele Field in Delta State will comprise development of the Sapele Shallow Field, expansion and upgrade of Sapele Gas plant (Train 1&2), Construction of 2 x 50,000 barrels capacity Hydrocarbon Storage Tanks, Drilling of new infill appraisal and development wells, Construction of Produce Water Treatment facilities, Construction of 16km Glass Reinforced Epoxy water disposal line (Amukpe – Sapele) and other associated developmental activities.
The Display Centers Are:
• Headquarters, Sapele Local Government Area, Sapele, Delta State
• Headquarters, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Oghara Town, Delta State
• Delta State Ministry of Environment, Asaba, Delta State
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Asaba, Delta State
• Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way, Central Business District, Abuja-FCT.
Duration of Display:
Date: 6th March, 2017 – 3rd April 2017
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily
ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HON. MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT MABUSHI, ABUJA-F.C.T ON OR BEFORE 10TH APRIL, 2017.

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR:
HONOURABLE MINISTER


FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC DISPLAY EXERCISE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) OF PROPOSED AMUKPE (OML 38) FURTHER FIELD DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN AMUKPE, DELTA STATE BY SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT PLC.
In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act Cap E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Seplat Petroleum Development Plc.
Protect Description:
The proposed project which is a Further Field Development (FFD) of OML 38 Amukpe Field in Delta State will comprises construction and upgrade of Liquid Treatment Facilities, Construction of 2 x 50,000 barrels capacity Hydrocarbon Storage Tanks, Construction of Associated Gas Compression Facilities, Drilling of Three (3) infill wells, Construction of 6″ x 17km Produced Water Reinjection Pipeline and other associated developmental activities.
The Display Centers Are:
• Headquarters, Sapele Local Government Area, Sapele, Delta State
• Headquarters, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Oghara Town, Delta State
• Headquarters, Okpe Local Government Area, Orerokpe, Delta State
• Delta State Ministry of Environment, Asaba, Delta State
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Asaba, Delta State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way, Central Business District, Abuja-FCT.
Duration of Display:
Date: 6th March, 2017 – 3rd April, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.
ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HON. MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT MABUSHI, ABUJA-F.C.T ON OR BEFORE 10th APRIL, 2017.

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
FOR: HONOURABLE MINISTER.

FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT
PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC DISPLAY EXERCISE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) OF PROPOSED OBEN FIELD (OML 4) FURTHER FIELD DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES IN ORHIONMWON LGA, EDO STATE BY SEPLAT PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT PLC.
In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act Cap E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a twenty-one (21) working days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft EIA Report submitted by Seplat Petroleum Development Plc.
Project Description:
The proposed project which is a Further Field Development (FFD) of OML 4 Oben Field within Oben Community, Orhionmwon LGA, Edo State will comprise expansion of Oben Gas Plant (Trains 1,2,3,4 and 5), Construction of 2 or more 50,000 barrel capacity Hydrocarbon Storage Tanks, construction of Associated Gas and Booster Compression facilities, Expansion of Produced Water Injection Facility, Construction of Field Logistic Base, Construction of 12″ x 42Km Gas Pipeline within the existing Sapele-Amukpe-Oben right of way and other associated developmental activities.
The Display Centers Are:
• Headquarters, Orhionmwon Local Government Area, Abudu, Edo State
• Edo State Ministry of Environment, Benin-City, Edo State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Benin-City, Edo State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way, Central Business District, Abuja-FCT.
Duration of Display:
Date 6th March, 2017 – April, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.
ALL COMMENTS RECEIVED SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO THE HON. MINISTER, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT MABUSHI, ABUJA-F.C.T ON OR BEFORE 10th APRIL, 2017.

SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
FOR: HONOURABLE MINISTER.

ECOBANK NIGERIA LIMITED
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

Opening Date: 6th March, 2017
Closing Date: 24th March, 2017
Ecobank Nigeria Limited invites applications for the pre-qualification/registration of suppliers from interested, eligible and competent bidders for the supply of goods and services to its branches located nationwide for the financial year 2017 in the following respective areas;
(A) GENERAL SUPPLY OF GOODS
ENG/A/01/17 Supply of General Stationery
ENG/A/02/17 Provision of Design and Printing Services
ENG/ A/03/17 Supply of Computer Stationery and Consumables Accessories
ENG/A/04/17 Supply of Safes and Office Equipment
ENG/A/05/17 Supply of Currency Verifiers and Note Counting Machines
(B) PROVISION OF EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND SERVICES
ENG/B/01/17 Provision of Teller Equipment Maintenance & Services (Note counters, Time stamp, Hologram, Rate Board)
ENG/B/02/17 Provision of Office Equipment Maintenance & Services (Shredders, Strapping machines, Fax, Photocopiers)
ENG/B/03/17 Maintenance of Firefighting Equipment, Alarm and Suppression System
ENG/B/04/17 Maintenance of Air Conditioners, Generators and Inverters
(C) PROVISION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
ENG/C/01/17 Provision for Architectural Services
ENG/C/02/17 Provision of Quantity Surveyors Services
ENG/C/03/17 Provision of Structural Engineers Services
ENG/C/04/17 Provision of Mechanical & Electrical Engineers Services
ENG/C/05717 Provision of Building Construction Services
ENG/C/06/17 Provision of Minor Building Maintenance and Repairs
ENG/C/07/17 Provision of Building Construction Services
ENG/C/08/17 Provision of Vehicle Maintenance Services
ENG/C/09/17 Provision of Travel Management Services
ENG/C/10/17 Provision of Power Equipment Services
ENG/C/11/18 Provision of Property Valuation Services & Real Estate Brokerage
PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(1) Company Profile
(2) Current tax clearance certificate and TIN number
(3) Company Audited Accounts for 3 (three) years
(4) Business Continuity Plan
(5) Certificate of Registration/Incorporation
(6) Memorandum and Articles of Association
(7) Ecobank Account Number
(8) Reference Letter from other Clients (2) for similar work done in the last two years
(9) Evidence of experience in the execution of projects of similar character and magnitude in the last three (3) years and evidence of timely completion of similar projects executed.
(10) Membership of Relevant Professional Bodies
(11) Evidence of Financial Capability and Credibility as well as Banking support/guarantee
(12) Disclosure of any related party in Ecobank Nigeria or any member of the Ecobank Group
VERIFICATION OF CLAIMS IN SUBMITTED DOCUMENTS
Please note that Ecobank Nigeria Limited will on its own, conduct a due diligence to verify the claims made in the documents submitted and analysis will be based on technical and financial capability of each supplier as documented.
SUBMISSION
Duly completed Pre-qualification documents in plain sealed envelopes must indicate the Category No, Item Description and clearly marked “Pre-qualification of Suppliers 2017” and should be deposited in the Tender Box” provided at the Reception Desk at 52 Saka Tinubu Street, Victoria Island, Lagos or be addressed and posted to:
CATEGORY NO:
ITEM DESCRIPTION:
The Head, Ecobank Business Services,
Ecobank Nigeria Limited,
52 Saka Tinubu Street,
Victoria Island, Lagos
The closing date for the submission of application will be 24th March, 2017 at 3.00 p.m. APPLICATION SUBMISSION SHEET
We, the undersigned, apply to be pre-qualified for the provision of goods and services to Ecobank Nigeria Limited for the 2017financial year and declare that:
(a) We have examined and have no reservations to the Pre-qualification Requirement and Instructions.
(b) We, including any subcontractors or suppliers for any part of the contract subject to this pre-qualification process, have the technical and financial capabilities to undertake the provision of the required goods and services.
(c) We, including any subcontractors or suppliers for any part of the contract subject to this pre-qualification do not have any conflict of interest with the Ecobank Nigeria Limited.
(d) We understand that you may cancel the pre-qualification process at any time and that you are neither bound to accept any application that you may receive nor to invite the pre-qualified applicants to bid for the contract subject of this pre-qualification, without incurring any liability to the Applicants.
Signed:……………………
Name:………………………
In the Capacity of:…………………………
Duly authorized to sign the application for and on behalf of:……………..
Applicant’s Legal Name (Organization):………………….
Address:………………
Date:……………. Official Stamp:……………..

ECOBANK NIGERIA LIMITED
RC 89773

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA
INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

(A) INTRODUCTION
The Federal Ministry of Finance intends to procure the services of competent Consultants with requisite professional knowledge and experience for Expression of Interest (EOI) towards the procurement of the following services in compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007:
Lot 1: Media Consultants to publicise activities and programmes of the Federal Ministry of Finance through various social, electronic and print media outlets PUBLICITY The project’s aim is to publicise activities and programmes of the Ministry.
SCOPE OF WORK/SERVICE
The tasks to be carried out by successful firm(s) will include:
(a) Organising the featuring of the Principals of the Ministry on Television programmes to highlight the activities and programmes of the Ministry;
(b) Arranging the featuring of the Principals on radio shows to project the activities and programmes of the Ministry; and
(c) Researching, writing and placing of suitable text-based items (articles) in newspapers, magazines and other relevant platforms to project the activities and programmes of the Ministry;
Interested bidders should provide information in their EOI indicating their suitability to carry out the assignment including technical and financial capability. Shortlisted companies will be issued request for Proposals (RFP) for completion. Interested service providers may be sole Nigerian firms or joint venture with Notarised Joint Venture memorandum of Understanding specifying the roles and responsibilities of parties.
Lot 2. Provision of Operation and Maintenance Services for Power System of the Federal Ministry of Finance Complex, Phase II. Interested bidders are to collect bid documents from the office of the Director Procurement Room 040 Ground Floor Federal Ministry of Finance Phase II on payment of non- refundable fee of N10,000.00 to the Ministry’s Account obtainable from the Office of the Director, Finance and Accounts.
Lot 3. Operation and Maintenance of 5 Nos OTIS Lifts.
Interested bidders are advised to liaise with the Estate Manager FMF to inspect and quote.
(B) QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
(1) Evidence of company registration (certificate of incorporation of the company)
(2) Certified true copy of Memorandum and Article of Association with CAC (forms CAC 02 & 07 inclusive where applicable)
(3) Evidence of tax payments (current tax clearance certificate) for the last three years (2014, 2015, 2016)
(4) Evidence of Value Added Tax registration
(5) Evidence of financial capability to execute the project ( bank reference)
(6) Copies of the audited account of the company for the last three years (2014, 2015 and 2016)
(7) Corporate profile of the company, services and affiliation
(8) Verifiable evidence- of similar works successfully completed/on-going (e.g. letter of award, certificate of completion)
(9) Clearance certificate from National Pension Commission as evidence of compliance with Pension Reform Act 2004 (as amended)
(10) Evidence of compliance with the amended Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Act, 2011.
(11) Evidence of Registration with NSITF
(12) Evidence of registration with BPP National Data Base of contractors/service providers
(13) Curriculum Vitae of at least 5 key professional staff
(14) If the EOI is by a consortium, the companies must show evidence of a joint venture (JV) and/or Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the parties
(15) Sworn affidavit disclosing as follows:
(I) That all documents submitted are not only correct but genuine;
(II) That the Director(s) has/have never been convicted by any court of law;
(III) That none of the company’s Directors or the company is bankrupt.
(C) SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENT
(i) Three copies of Tender Document shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope clearly indicating Lot Number and name of the project eg Lot 1 “Expression of Interest for the Provision of Media Publicity” the documents shall be delivered to the Office of the Director Procurement, Room No. 040, Ground Floor, Federal Ministry of Finance, Phase II not later than 12 noon, 20th March, 2017 as bid submission closes by 12 noon same day.
(ii) Tender documents will be publicly opened immediately after the submission deadline at the Ministry’s main Auditorium.
(F) IMPORTANT INFORMATION
(iii) Failure to comply with the instruction(s) and provide any required document(s) may automatically result in disqualification
(iv) Original of all documents submitted above must be produced for sighting at the opening and at any other time requested.
(v) Tender documents submitted late shall be rejected
(vi) All submissions must be in English language
(vii) MOF reserves the right to verify the authenticity of any claim(s) made on the tender documents submitted by companies.
(viii) Only service providers that are found suitable will be prequalified and shortlisted to obtain the request for proposal.
(ix) This advert shall not be construed to be a commitment on the part of MOF, nor shall it entail the applicant to make any claim(s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from MOF, by virtue of such applicant having responded to this publication
(x) The Federal Ministry of Finance reserves the right to cancel the procurement proceeding in the public interest without incurring any liability to the bidders.
(xi) Relevant Professional Bodies and Non-Governmental Organisation are also invited to attend.
SIGNED
PERMANENT SECRETARY
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY NDUFU – ALIKE IKWO (FUNAI)
(OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR/SECRETARY TO COUNCIL)
P.M.B 1010, ABAKALIKI EBONYI STATE-NIGERIA

INVITATION FOR SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR YEAR 2014, 2015 AND 2016 TERTIARY EDUCATION TRUST FUND (TETFUND) ANNUAL INTERVENTION PROJECTS
1.0 INTRODUCTION
Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI) seeks to engage the services of consultants in the under listed fields for Pre and Post-Tender Consultancy Services for its Year 2014, 2015 and 2016 Tetfund Annual Intervention projects. Interested Consulting firms with relevant cognate experience and good track record of performance are hereby invited to submit prequalification documents.
(I) Architecture
(II) Quantity Surveying
(III) Civil/Structural Engineer
(IV) Mechanical Engineering
(V) Electrical Engineering
2.0 PRE-QUALIFICATION CRITERIA
ALL INTERESTED FIRMS ARE TO SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS
(i) Cover letter indicating the category sought.
(ii) Verifiable Evidence of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
(iii) Verifiable Evidence of Company’s Current Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three (3) years (2014, 2015, 2016).
(v) Verifiable Evidence of Compliance Certificate in line with the provision of Section 6(1) (3) of the amended Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Act No.19 of 2011.
(vi) Verifiable Evidence of Current Pension Clearance Certificate from PENCOM.
(vi) Verifiable Evidence of registration on the Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers by inclusion of the Interim Registration Report (IRR) issued by Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) in line with the provisions of section 5(h) of the Public Procurement Act (PPA), 2007.
(vii) Company Audited Account for the last three (3) years (2014, 2015, and 2016) duly stamped.
(viii) Detailed Company profile, Office Address and functional contact details.
(ix) List of Managerial, key Technical and Administrative Staff of the firm which should include names, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates (Academic and Professional) for each key staff
(x) Evidence of Registration of firm with ARCON, QSRBN, COREN etc
(xi) Evidence of Financial Capability/Reference letter from a reputable bank
(xii) List of similar, verifiable and successful executed services on completed project or ongoing project by the firm with evidence in the last three years 2014, 2015, 2016 only.
(xiii) Sworn Affidavit that no particular Directors of the firm has been convicted of any criminal offence relating to fraud or financial impropriety or criminal misrepresentation, falsification of facts relating to any matter.
The documents should follow the order listed i-xiii above. Each parcel should have a table of content indicating the pages on which these items are to be found.
3.0 SUBMISSION/OPENING OF DOCUMENTS
(I) The Expression of Interest (EOI) documents are to be returned in a sealed envelope and marked at the top left corner “EOI” Documents for consultancy services…….stating the particular category. The Firm’s Name and phone number should be boldly written on the reverse side of the envelope.
(II) The envelope should be addressed to The Registrar Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo and hand delivered into the prequalification box in the Registrars Office, 2nd Floor Administrative Building not later than 12noon, Tuesday 18th April, 2017.
(III) Opening of the documents shall take place immediately after the close of bid submission by 12:00 noon prompt on Tuesday 18th April, 2017 at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Opposite FUNAI Medical Centre. All interested consultants and their representatives, Relevant Professional Bodies, Civil Society Organization (CSO) and the general public are hereby invited to witness the bid opening exercise.
4.0 PLEASE NOTE:
(I) Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo is neither committed nor obliged to short-list any firm of consultants
(II) The University reserves the right to reject any or all documents.
(III) The University or its agents reserve the right to verify any submission or claims by the firms and shall therefore by their response to this invitation, grant the University necessary authority and guarantee for such verification
(IV) The University will only recognize and correspond with only authorized officers of the consulting firms and NOT through individuals or agents acting on their behalf.
(V) Submission of the EOI should not be construed to be a commitment on the part of the University nor shall it entitle any firms to make any claim whatsoever or seek any indemnity from the Federal University, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo (FUNAI).
(VI) Firms who have worked for the University before and have history of poor performance, abandonment or termination need not apply.
(VII) All cost incurred in responding to the advert shall be borne solely by the bidders.
Signed
ODISA C. OKEKE (Mrs)
REGISTRAR

PUBLIC NOTICE
FEDERAL MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE EXERCISE ON THE ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL AND MANAGEMENT PLAN (ESMP) AND RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLAN (RAP) OF THE PROPOSED IYI-OKWUIN TERNATIONAL MARKET FLOOD INTERVENTION SITE IN ABAKALIKI LGA, EBONYI STATE BY EBONYI STATE PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT, NEWMAP
In accordance with the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act CAP E12 LFN 2004, which makes it mandatory for proponents of all new major development activities to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment of their proposed projects, the Federal Ministry of Environment hereby announces a Twenty-One (21) Working Days Public Notice for information and comments on the Draft ESMP and RAP reports submitted by Ebonyi State Project Management Unit under the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP),
THE DISPLAY CENTERS ARE:
• Ebonyi State Ministry of Environment, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. Abakaliki Local Government Area Headquarters, Ebonyi State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment Office, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
• Federal Ministry of Environment, Environment House (Brown Building), Independence Way South, Central Business District, Abuja – F.C.T.
http://www.ea-environrnent.org
BRIEF PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The proposed schemes include River Training Projects with concrete lining and a shoreline protection project which are financed under the Gully Rapid Action and Slope Stabilization (GRASS) sub-component of the NEWMAP and are expected to control the menace of flooding that have wreaked havoc to lives and properties at upper course of Iyi-Okwu River, one of the principal rivers that drain the capital city of Abakaliki, so as to reduce the menace of flooding.
Duration of Display:
Date: 6th March-3rd April 2017.
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm Daily.
All comments received should be forwarded to the Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Environment on or before, 3rd, April, 2017.
Signed:
Permanent Secretary
For: Honourable Minister

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
IMO STATE GOVERNMENT
MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES
IMO STATE NIGERIA EROSION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PROJECT (IMS-NEWMAP)
PROJECT ID: P124905
CREDIT NO.: IDA51050- UNI
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (REOI) FOR THE SELECTION OF A FIRM FOR COMMUNITY WATER HARVESTING IN IMO STATE.
REFERENCE NO.: IMS/NEWMAP/CQS/01/17

(A) INTRODUCTION.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received financing from the World Bank, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Special Climate Change Fund, in addition to its own Fund towards the cost of the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Consulting Services. The NEWMAP is an eight (8) year multi-sector and multi-scale programme with the objective to rehabilitate degraded lands and reduce longer-term erosion vulnerability in targeted States with acute gully erosion. Currently these states include: Anambra, Abia, Cross River, Edo, Enugu, Ebonyi, and Imo. However, seven additional States have recently joined the Project and these include: Kano, Kogi, Plateau, Sokoto, Delta, Gombe and Oyo.
Throughout the country, water resources management is critical to address climate variability and erosion, while contributing to key sub-sectors such as hydropower, irrigation, floodplain, agriculture and bulk water supply. Water resources are threatened by sedimentation from soil erosion, over-extraction, loss of vegetation cover and other forms of land degradation, as well as from climate variability. Integrated watershed management can help address these challenges by providing technical support and capacity building community Rain Water harvesting in the affected Communities in erosion prone areas.
The Imo State Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (IMS-NEWMAP) being one of the States participating in the implementation of the Project intends to use part of the proceeds of this credit, for the engagement of a Consultant firm for Household and Community Rainwater Harvesting in Eziala-Obizi, lyiuzo-lhioma-Ogberuru, Umueshi-Amanato- Ntueke, Umuomeji-Umuturu-Ezemazu-Urualla, Umueze-Obazu Mbieri and Umunumo-lbeafor gully erosion affected communities of Imo State, and now invites eligible consulting firms (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services.
(B) OBJECTIVE OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The objective of the consulting services is to reduce vulnerability to soil erosion in targeted sub-watersheds with actions to stabilize and rehabilitate major erosion prone sites by addressing rain water which is the underlying cause of erosion using conventional & structural techniques. The consultant is to provide technical support/capacity building to the project in the affected watershed areas.
The consultant will work in close collaboration with the Engineering and Safeguards Team of the State Project Management Units (SPMUs) and with other actors such as the FPMU Water Resources Specialist. This service is for an estimated contract period of Six (6) months.
(C) SPECIFIC TASK OF THE CONSULTANT
The consultancy firm for the Community Water Harvesting will conduct feasibility studies and produce detailed engineering design for the construction, installation and supervision of rain water harvesting structure in order to achieve the core objectives of this assignment in a manner consistent with international best practice and standards adopted for NEWMAP.
The Specific task of the assignment will include but not limited to the following:
(a) Preparation of feasibility studies including comprehensive engineering survey and hydro-meteorological study of the location as well as entailing cost.
(b) Assist the State Project Management Unit in overall plan for rainwater conservation and utilization to be adopted for site designs.
(c) Development of both rainwater and runoff water harvesting techniques for the sub-watershed area.
(d) Development of water harvesting training manual/maintenance guide and conduct training for households in the community.
(e) Design and preparation of working drawing of appropriate rainfall collector and water storage facilities.
(f) Production of Bill of Engineering Measurement and Evaluation (BEME) for the construction of the rainfall collector and water storage facilities.
(g) Engagement of all actors within the sub-watershed catchment area in the adoption and utilization of conventional water harvesting techniques that would reduce soil degradation due to uncontrolled and unutilized runoff.
(h) Recommendation of appropriate institutional implementation structures, criteria for selection of benefiting households, communities and the disbursement plan.
(D) ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible, interested firms must provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The short listing criteria are:
(i) Evidence showing the fields of specialty of the firm (Consultant’s Profile / Brochures).
(ii) Evidence showing that the firm is a legal entity (certificate of registration). (iii) Evidence of registration with relevant authorities and professional bodies. (iv) Evidence showing the technical and managerial capabilities of the firm in the field of assignment.
(v) General Experience of the Firm(s) in Consulting Services relating to engineering design for the construction, installation and supervision of rain water harvesting structure during the last 5 years.
(vi) Experience of working in a similar geographical region, description of similar assignments.
(vii) Availability of appropriate skills among staff, and availability of essential technology etc. For each previous project performed, the consultant shall provide the name and contact address of the client (office & e-mail address, and telephone number), date(s) of execution, name(s) of lead and associate firms, contract amount and financing sources.
The attention of interested Consultancy firms is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants (under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants) January 2011 Revised in July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”). Please visit http://www.worldbank.org, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultancy firm will be selected in accordance with the Consultant’s Qualification Selection (CQS) Method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Expression of Interest to be submitted in four(4) hard copies and one (1) soft copy and must be clearly marked as “Expression of Interest for Household and Community Rainwater Harvesting in Eziala-Obizi, lyiuzo-lhioma-Ogberuru, Umueshi-Amanato- Ntueke, Umuomeji-Umuturu – Ezemazu -Urualla, Umueze – Obazu Mbieri and Umunumo – Ibeafor gully Erosion affected communities of Imo State”.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during Office hours (10.00 am to 4.00 pm).
Hard and soft copies of expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below on or before 4.00 pm Monday, March 20, 2017.
The State Project Management Unit (SPMU)
Nigeria Erosion and watershed Management Project (NEWMAP)
Attn: Iheagwara Andrew (Procurement Officer)
Plot 36, Chief Executive Quarters
Opposite Ahiajioku Convention Center),
Area “B” New Owerri,
Imo State, Nigeria
Tel: +234-08034871860, +234-08033285954
E-mail: imonewmap@gmail.com
This advert supersedes that of February 16, 2017, at pages 15 and 34 respectively, on the same subject matter.
Signed
Project Coordinator Imo NEWMAP.

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