INVITATION TO TENDER (TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL) FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS AT NASRDA HEADQUARTERS AND CENTERS UNDER THE 2016 CAPITAL APPROPRIATION.

NATIONAL SPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
OBASANJO SPACE CENTRE, OPPOSITE PYAKASA JUNCTION, AIRPORT ROAD, LUGBE- ABUJA
INVITATION TO TENDER (TECHNICAL AND FINANCIAL) FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS AT NASRDA HEADQUARTERS AND CENTERS UNDER THE 2016 CAPITAL APPROPRIATION.
1.0 INTRODUCTION
The National Space Research and Development Agency and its Centers invites qualified, interested and credible Contractors/ Suppliers to tender for Goods and Works under the 2016 Capital Appropriation.

2.0 SCOPE OF WORK
2.1 SECTION A: GOODS
i. Procurement of Software/Hardware, licenses (LOT A1)
ii. Procurement of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronic Equipment (LOT A2)
iii. Procurement of High Specification Desktops, UPS, and laptops (LOT A3)
iv. Procurement of Scientific and Laboratory Equipment (LOT A4)
v. Procurement of Office Equipment and Furniture (LOT A5.1-LOT A5.7)
vi. Procurement of Project Vehicles (LOT A6.1-LOT A6.4)
vii. Procurement of Air conditioners (LOT A7)
viii. Procurement of Porta Cabin (LOT A8)
ix. Procurement of Generator Set (LOT A9)
x. Supply of equipment/software for the upgrading of the Ground Receiving Station for the NigeriaSAT-2 and SAT-X (LOT A10)

2.2 SECTION B: WORKS
I. Construction of Buildings (LOT B1)
II. Rehabilitation of Buildings (LOT B2)
III. Block work Perimeter Fence EPE (LOT B3)
IV. Chain Link Fencing Headquarters (LOT B4)
V. External works for Laboratory Building (LOT B5)
VI. Extension of Road Network (LOT B6)
VII. Expansion of Security Street Lighting (LOT B7)
VIII. Procurement and Installation of 7.5KVA and 3.5KVA Solar Systems (LOT B8)
IX. Procurement and Installation of Server (LOT B9)
X. Procurement and Installation of Fibre Optics Systems (LOT B10)
XI. Construction of Ground Receiving Station Anyigba, Kogi State ( LOT B11)
XII. Upgrading of existing Ground Stations, NASRDA Headquarters (LOT B12)

3.0 REQUIREMENT/ ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Interested Contractors, Suppliers and Service Providers are required to submit the following
i. Certificate of Registration with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
ii. Tax Clearance Certificate Corresponding with company annual turnover for three years (2013, 2014, 2015) and tax identification number secured from a proper Tax Authority.
iii. Evidence of Compliance with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) by inclusion of Certificate of Compliance from the Industrial Training Fund.
iv. Evidence of compliance with Pension Reforms Act 2004 by the inclusion of PENCOM compliance Certificate.
v. Evidence of interim registration of firm on the National Database of Contractors, Consultants and Service Providers with the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP)
vi. Comprehensive company profile with list of Technical/ Management staff including the Technical Qualification of key personnel, evidence of previous work experience in similar fields at least (3) in the last five (5) years and details of equipment owned.
vii. Evidence of financial capability to execute the Projects (Bank reference)
viii. Annual Audited Account for the last three (3) years (2013,2014,2015)
ix. Name, email address and telephone number of contact person for the project
x. Affidavit of disclosures that none of the persons connected with the bid process in the procuring entity has any pecuniary interest and that the company is not in receivership of any form of insolvency/ bankruptcy nor in debarment and that the company nor any of the Director(s) of the company has been convicted of financial crimes.
xi. Any other information that will further enhance the qualification of the company.

4.0 COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Tender documents are obtainable from the office of the Director, Procurement Department National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja upon the payment of a non refundable tender processing fee of N 20,000.00 (Twenty thousand naira) only.

5.0 SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS
Completed Technical and Financial Tender Documents (3 Sets of hard copy) shall be submitted in Two different envelopes and labeled “TECHNICAL BID” and “FINANCIAL BID” and both placed in a third envelope.
All three envelopes should bear the Company name at the reverse side while the “Project Name” and “LOT No” should be at the Top right hand corner of the envelope and addressed to the: Director General/ CEO, National Space Research and Development Agency, Pyakasa Junction, Airport Road, Lugbe Abuja and dropped off at the designated Tender boxes in the office of the Director, Procurement, NASRDA Headquarters, Abuja not later than the six weeks from the date of Tender advert.

6.0 BID OPENING
Tender documents (TECHNICAL) are to be opened immediately after the closing of submission at 12:00 noon on 25th August 2016, in the presence of Bidders or their Representatives, and Representatives of relevant Professional bodies and Non-Governmental Organization at the DG Conference Room, NASRDA HQ, Lugbe, Abuja.
Only firms whose technical bids fulfill the minimum requirements would be contacted for the financial bid opening exercise.
This publication hereby serves as an invitation for the bid opening exercise to appropriate Professional Bodies and NGOs.
7.0 IMPORTANT INFORMATION
• The Agency reserves the right to authenticate all claims made by any contractor in its submission
• Failure to provide any information required may lead to instant disqualification
• Expression of interest should not be construed as a commitment on the part of the Agency
• It shall not entitle any contractor to make any claims whatsoever or seek any remedy/ indemnity from the Agency by virtue of such company having responded to the advert
• No contractor should bid for more than one (1) LOT in a sector, and not more than a total of 2 (Two) projects overall.
• This advert supersedes our earlier advert of March 21st 2016 in the Federal Tenders Journal, Daily Trust Newspaper and the Punch Newspaper respectively.

8.0 DISCLAIMER
The National Space Research and Development Agency will not be responsible for any cost or expenses incurred by any interested party in connection with any responses to this invitation. The Agency is not under any obligation to award contract to the lowest bidder but in accordance to the selection criteria stipulated in the Public Procurement Act, 2007.

Signed:
Director General/Chief Executive
National Space Research and Development Agency
Obasanjo Space Centre, Pyakasa Junction, Airport Road,
Lugbe Abuja.