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INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY OF FOODSTUFF AND COOKING GAS TO CUSTODIAL CENTRES NATIONWIDE, FOR THE PERIOD 1ST JANUARY TO 31ST DECEMBER, 2020

1. INTRODUCTION:
In compliance with the provisions of Public Procurement Acts 2007 regarding the procurement of goods, works and services, the Nigerian Correctional Service hereby invites interested reputable food contractors/general suppliers to tender for the supply of foodstuff and cooking gas to the under-listed Main and Satellite Custodial Centres for the period 1st January to 31st December, 2020. The Main and Satellite Custodial Centres are as follows:

S/NSTATECUSTODIAL CENTRES(MAIN)SATELLITE CUSTODIAL CENTRES
1 FCT – ABUJA Dukpa Farm Centre, Kuje and Suleja
2 Abia Aba, Arochuckwu and Umuahia
3 Adamawa Ganye, Jada, Jimeta, Mubi, Numan and Yola Dumne, Guyuk, Karlahi, Kojoli, Hong, Maiha, Mayobelwa and Shelleng
4 Akwa-Ibom Abak, Eket, Ikot-Abasi, Ikot-Ekpene and Uyo
5 Anambra Aguata, Awka, Nnewi and Onitsha
6 Bauchi Azare, Bauchi, Jama’are, Ningi and Misau Alkaleri, Bogoro, Burra, Darazo, Katagum, Shira, Tafawa Balewa and Toro
7 Bayelsa Yenegoa
8 Benue Gboko, Iga-Okpaya Farm Centre, Jato-Aka Farm Centre, Makurdi and Otukpo
9 Borno Biu, Maiduguri (Maximum) and Maiduguri New
10 Cross River Adim Farm Centre, Calabar, Ikom, Obubra, 0budu and 0goja
11 Delta Agbor, Kwale, 0gwashiu-uku, Sapele and Warri
12 Ebonyi Abakaliki and Afikpo
13 Edo Auchi, Benin (New)-0ko, Benin (old), 0gba-farm, 0zalla farm and Ubiaja
14 Ekiti Ado-Ekiti
15 Enugu Enugu, Ibite-0lo, Nsukka and 0rji River
16 Gombe Gombe and Tula Bajoga, Billiri, Cham and Nafada
17 Imo Okigwe, Orreh Farm Centre and Owerri
18 Jigawa Birnin-Kudu Farm Centre, Gumel, Hadejia (New) and Kazaure Babura, Birnin-Kudu, Dutse, Garki, Gwaram, Jahun, Kiyawa and Ringim
19 Kaduna Birnin-Gwari, Borstal Institute, Kaduna Central, Kafanchan, Kakuri, Kujama Farm Centre and Zaria Gwantu, Ikara, Kachia, Kubacha, Kwoi Makarfi, Manchok, Saminaka and Soba
20 Kano Goron-Dutse, Kano Central and Wudil Bichi, Dawakin-Tofa, Faruwa, Gwarzo, Karaye, Kiru, Rano, Sumaila and Tudunwada
21 Katsina Daura (New), Daura (Old), Funtua, Ingawa Farm Centre and Katsina Dutsinma, Jibia, Kankia, Malumfashi, Mani and Musawa
22 Kebbi Argungu, B/Kebbi (New), B/Kebbi (Old), Jega, Yelwa Yauri and Zuru Bagudo, Kamba, Kangiwa and Warra
23 Kogi Ankpa, Dekina, Idah, Kabba, Koton-Karfe and Okene
24 Kwara Ilorin Borstal, Ilorin New, Ilorin Old, Lafiagi and Omu-aran
25 Lagos Badagry, Ikoyi, Kirikiri Female, Kirikiri Maximum Security and Kirikiri Medium Security
26 Nassarawa Keffi New, Keffi Old, Lafia, Nasarawa and Wamba Umaisha
27 Niger Agaie, Bida, Kagara, Kontagora (New), Lapai, Minna (New), Minna (Old) and New Bussa
28 0gun Abeokuta Borstal, Abeokuta New, Abeokuta Old, Ago-Iwoye Farm Centre, Ijebu-0de, Ilaro and Shagamu
29 0ndo Akure, 0kitipupa, 0ndo Female, Ondo Male and 0wo
30 0sun Ile-Ife and Ilesha
31 Oyo Ibadan (Agodi), Ogbomosho Farm Centre and Oyo
32 Plateau Jos, Lakushi, Lamingo Farm Centre, Langtang, Pankshin, Shendam and Wase
33 Rivers Ahoada, Degema, Elele Farm Centre and Port Harcourt
34 Sokoto Bislam Farm Centre and Sokoto Central Gwadabawa, Tambuwal and Wurno
35 Taraba Gembu, Jalingo, Serti and Wukari (New) Baissa, Bali, Gassol, Karim-Lamido, Lau, Lissa, Mutumbiyu, Takum and Zing
36 Yobe Gashua, Nguru and Potiskum (New)
37 Zamfara Gusau MSP Bakura, Gummi, Kaura-Namoda, Maru and Talata-Mafara

2. SCOPE OF SUPPLY:
The contractors should be capable of supplying both the foodstuff and cooking gas as a single contract during the period. This involves making adequate cooking gas and dry foodstuff available in stock for at least 7 days regularly. The cooking gas and foodstuff items to be supplied are detailed in tender documents obtainable from the Procurement Department, Nigerian Custodial Service, National Headquarters, Abuja, State Custodial Centres Headquarters Nationwide and all Custodial Zonal offices.

3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Interested and competent Contractors/Suppliers wishing to supply Foodstuff to any of the Custodial Centres above are required to submit the following documents in their bids which will be subjected to verification and due diligence by the Nigerian Custodial Centres Service:

4. COLLECTION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS:
Interested companies are to collect the Standard Bidding Document (SBD) from the Technical Unit of the Procurement Department, 1st Floor, Room 111 - NCoS National Headquarters, Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja on evidence of payment of a non-refundable fee of N10,000.00 per Lot, paid into Nigerian Correctional Service’s Remita account in any commercial bank and Treasury Receipt obtained from Nigerian Correctional Service Cash Office.

5. SUBMISSION OF TENDER DOCUMENTS:
Prospective Bidders are to submit bid for each of the Lot desired, one hard copy each of the technical and financial bids with softcopy of financial bid only in MS Excel format, packaged separately in sealed envelopes and clearly marked as ‘Technical Bid’ or ‘Financial Bid’. Thereafter put the two sealed envelopes together in a bigger sealed envelope addressed to Controller General of NCos, Nigerian Correctional Service, National Headquarters Office, Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja and clearly Marked with (the name of the custodial centre bidded for). Furthermore, the reverse of each sealed envelope should have the name and address of the bidder and dropped in the designated Tender Box at the Tender Capture Centre, Correctional Service National Headquarters Canteen, Bill Clinton Drive, Airport Road, Abuja, not later than 12 noon, Tuesday 10th September, 2019.

6. OPENING OF BID:
The technical bids will be opened immediately after the deadline for submission at 12 noon, Tuesday 10th September, 2019 at the Correctional Service National Headquarters office (Pavilion) Abuja in the presence of bidders or their representatives. Please ensure that you sign the Bid Submission Register at the Tender Capture Centre as the Nigerian Correctional Service will not be held liable for misplaced or wrongly submitted bids. For further enquiries, please contact the “Head (Procurement)” procurement@corrections.gov.ng

7. GENERAL INFORMATION: