SUBMISSION OF RESPONSES TO THE NATIONAL THEATRE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ADVERTORIAL

SUBMISSION OF RESPONSES TO THE NATIONAL THEATRE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST ADVERTORIAL

Introduction

The Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture & National Orientation/National Theatre in the Expression of Interest (EOI) published on 27 October 2014, invited experienced and competent world-class operators to submit their Expression of Interest as master concessionaires/operators to design, finance, build (construct), operate and transfer (DFBOT) the following sections of the project:

SECTION 1:         Five (5) Star Hotel

SECTION 2:         International Standard Shopping Mall

SECTION 3:         Multi-level Car Park

SECTION 4:        Land & Water Recreation Parks

SECTION 5:         Office Building

SECTION 6:        Facility Management

The procurement process entails two consecutive stages, the current Pre-qualification (or Expression of Interest) Stage and the Request for-Proposal (RFP) Stage.

In line with the requirement of Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and in accordance with transaction work plan, responses to the Expression of Interest (EOI) for developing the fallow land around National Theatre were officially opened on the 22nd December, 2014 at the bid opening exercise held at the National Theatre’s Board room, Iganmu, Lagos.

Stated below is a key summary of the EOIs opening proceedings.

 

Collections

A total of ten (10) EOI submissions were received as at the 12:00pm deadline of 22nd December, 2014. Three (3) were received on the 15th December, while seven (7) others were received on the closing date. The EOI submissions were securely placed under lock and key in the custody of the National Theatre’s procurement officer.

EOIs Opening

The exercise was chaired by Alhaji Kabiru Yusuf, the General Manager, National Theatre with the representatives of prospective bidders, ICRC official and BGL, the transaction advisers, in attendance. A total of twenty (20) participants witnessed the bid opening exercise. The table below presents the firms whose bids were submitted and opened:

S/N Lead Consortium Member Single Bid/In Consortium Associated Country
Resilient Africa Proprietary Limited In Consortium South Africa
CCECC Nigeria Limited In Consortium Nigeria/China
Afrebay Single Bid USA
Quippo Energy Nigeria Private Limited In Consortium Nigeria/UAE
Neon Holdings Construction In Consortium Nigeria
Trevari Group In Consortium Nigeria
Causeway Projects Limited In Consortium Nigeria
Calzada Limited In Consortium Nigeria
RMB West Point In Consortium South Africa
Chris Michael In Consortium Nigeria

Exercise Authentication

The representative of each bidding firm was required to counter-sign the result of the evaluation checklist in order to confirm and validate the correctness of submitted documents.

  1. Immediate Next Steps

Immediate next steps as communicated to participants include:

The evaluation committee members to reconvene on 5th January, 2014 to commence detail review of submitted EOIs.

All bidding firms will be notified individually to confirm their pre-qualification or otherwise to progress to the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage.

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