Request for Proposal (RFP) at the National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA)

The National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) invites interested and reputable consultants with the requisite experience to indicate interest by submitting RFP documents for the following works:

The National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA) is an organisation charged with the responsibility of facilitating the development and management of the policies and strategies of all sectors to ensure the human, financial and organizational resources to support the successful execution of the national HIV/AIDS response programme in Nigeria.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Engagement of a Consultancy for the Assessment of Oxygen Piping and Filling Manifold Needs in Selected Hospitals Across the Country

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The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) seeks to engage the services of a Consultancy firm in order to meet the growing demand and urgency from the country and States to increase the availability of good quality, affordable, safe and appropriate oxygen therapy systems. The purpose of this engagement is to:

  • Undertake a preliminary needs assessment and provide evidence-based guidance to form the basis of the scoping, sizing, standards, components, product specifications, procurement, use and maintenance of oxygen piping and manifold systems in selected hospitals across the country.
  • Provide harmonized and bespoke quality assurance and compliance management support to procured and installed oxygen manifold systems in selected hospitals and ensure adherence to technical standards.

Scope of Work
The Major work activities to be dimensioned and reviewed within the context of the 44 selected hospitals include:

  • To check the Network in the existing Hospitals and verify the integrity of the Network
  • To check wards that are not included in the Network
  • To liaise with the Hospital Management on the critical area required to be piped. The piping will be 10 bed heads per 10 wards in each of the 44 facilities
  • You are expected to come up with a design of the piping system of either Isolated or Integrated Central System.
  • You are expected to come up with a costed bill of Engineering measurement of the materials.
  • You are expected to supervise the project from inception to the commissioning
  • You are required to provide staged valuation certificates and job completion certificates
  • To add SOW from PM for warehouse.

List of 44 Federal Tertiary Hospitals for the Oxygen Piping System are as Follows
Lot 1 – North Zone:

  • University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja
  • University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State
  • Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau State
  • Aminu Kano University Teaching Hospital, Kano
  • University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, Borno
  • Usman Dan Fodio University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto
  • Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna State
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi
  • National Hospital Abuja
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Gombe, Gombe
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Otukpo, Benue State
  • Federal Teaching Hospital (Rasheed Shekoni), Dutse, Jigawa
  • Federal Medical Centre, Azare, Bauchi State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Bida, Niger State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Ebute-Meta, Lagos State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Gusau, Zamfara State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja
  • Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, Katsina State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, Benue State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Nguru, Yobe State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa State

Lot 2- South Zone:

  • University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Edo State
  • University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Cross River State
  • University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State
  • Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife, Osun State
  • Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State
  • University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu State
  • Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos
  • Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, Abia State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra
  • University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State
  • Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido-Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State
  • Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, Ogun State

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Evidence of company registration (certificate of incorporation of the company) including Forms CAC2 and CAC7.
  • Company Audited Accounts for the last 3 years (2019, 2020 and 2021) Duly signed and stamped by a registered auditor.
  • Evidence of Company Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years (2019, 2020 and 2021).
  • Evidence of Current Pension Compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2021
  • Evidence of Current Industrial Training Fund (ITF) compliance Certificate valid till 31st December 2022
  • Evidence of Current Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) compliance certificate valid till 31st December 2022
  • Sworn Affidavit disclosing whether or not any officer of the relevant committees of the National Agency for the Control of Aids 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;
  • The minimum validity period of the Tender should be One Hundred and Twenty (120) Days
  • Evidence of financial capability to execute the contract by submission of Reference Letter from a reputable commercial bank in Nigeria, indicating a willingness to provide credit facility for the execution of the project when needed.
  • Company’s Profile with the Curriculum Vitae of Key Staff
  • Verifiable documentary evidence of at least three (3) similar jobs(mechanical, gas piping) executed in the last five (5) years including Letters of Awards, Valuation Certificates, Job Completion Certificates and Photographs of the projects.

Collection of RFP Documents
Click Here (PDF) to download the detailed RFP documents.

Application Closing Date
12:00 Noon Monday, 30th May, 2022.

Submission of Documents

Complete RFP’s should be addressed and delivered at the:
Office of the Head of Procurement,
Ground Floor, NACA Main Building,
3 Ziguinchor Street,
Wuse Zone 4,
F.C.T – Abuja.

Please note:

  • Prospective bidders are to submit a bid for each of the items desired, two (2) hard copies each (one original & one copy) of the requested documents and a financial bid. Thereafter, the Tenderer shall enclose the original of the Technical bid with copy in one (1) envelope and the original of the Financial bid with copy in another envelope, duly marking the envelopes as “Technical” and “Financial. The two (2) envelopes shall then be enclosed and sealed in one (1) single outer envelope.
  • Prospective bidders can submit their documents as a Joint Venture with relevant documents provided.
  • Bidders can not submit for more than one zone as submitting for both zones would lead to disqualification
  • A Pre-proposal Meeting will be held on Tuesday 17th May 2022, 12 Noon at the NACA Conference Hall
  • Bid opening will take place immediately after the close of submission.

General Information

  • Bids must be in English Language and signed by an official authorized by the bidder:
  • Bids submitted after the deadline for submission would be rejected;
  • NACA in the event of exigency, may vary the quantities/quality of the items during the time of evaluation, award and execution of contract with respect to this invitation to tender;
  • NACA is not bound to contract 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.

Notes / Disclaimer

  • NACA shall verify any or all documents and claims made by applicants and will disqualify bidders with falsified documents and claims.
  • If it is determined that submitted documents and claims have been falsified, the bidder may face prosecution in a court of Law.
  • NACA shall not be held responsible for any disqualified proposal because of any omission or deletion relating to the submission guidelines.
  • This advertisement shall not be construed as a commitment on the part of NACA to award a contract to any Contractor, nor shall it entitle any Contractor submitting documents to claim any indemnity from NACA.
  • NACA is not bound to shortlist any bidder, and reserves the right to annul the bidding process at any time without incurring any liabilities or providing reason.