FERMA OPENS BID FOR CATEGORIES B (GENERAL MAINTENANCE OF FEDERAL ROADS NATIONWIDE) AND D (PROCUREMENT OF VEHICLES, EQUIPMENT, PLANTS AND OFFICE FURNITURE)
Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) on 18th September, 2018, opened the second batch of bids under categories B (General Maintenance of Federal Roads Nationwide) and D (Procurement of Vehicles, Equipment, Plants and Office Furniture).
Representing the Ag. Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Nurudeen A. Rafindadi, was the Director in charge of Procurement Unit, Engr. (Mrs.) B.A Ilemore. While giving a brief on the invitation for tender, Engr. Ilemore assured all bidders that the process will be free and fair in accordance with the procurement modus operandi. She welcomed and solicited for utmost cooperation from all present.
At the conclusion of the brief, the bid opening exercise proper commenced as several boxes of documents were simultaneously sorted according to groupings consisting of Lot 1-13 (calling point 1), Lot 14-25 : GM/18-18 to GM/18-29 (calling point 2), Lot 26 – 37: GM/18-30 to GM/18-41 (calling point 3) all under category B. Packages B and C (calling point 4) and packages A, D, E, F & G ( calling point 5) were under Category D.
To witness the exercise and attest that due diligence was observed were representatives of some Civil Society organizations; the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Youth Advocacy Anti-Corruption and Enlightenment Center (YAAEC), Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), Cornerstone Liberty and Love Foundation Procurement on Due Process, Initiative in Civil Transparency and Advocacy for Transparency Network.