2 Gabaya said this in his opening remarks at the Bid and Tender Opening for six projects in the council on Friday in Bwari, Abuja.
3 The chairman, who was represented by Mr Matthew Okpeku, the Head of Administration in the council said that the administration would select the best hands in executing the various projects in the council.
4 He said this was to ensure that there was value for the monies spent as well as ensuring standard results at the completion level.
5 According to him, the council follows due process in its operations, while also ensuring a transparent process, hence the reason for an open bidding.
6 Gabaya listed the projects advertised and bided for as procurement of office furniture to council legislative chamber within the council secretariat, landscaping, culvert and drainage construction within the secretariat.
7 According to him, others are construction of asphalt overlay and culvert at 16-16 road across Bwari town, provision of motorised boreholes with overhead tank and reticulation at council library and Tokolo village, Bwari.
8 The projects also include rehabilitation of the Musa Ijakoro road, Gbazango in Kubwa, as well as renovation of the official residence of the council chairman in Bwari.
9 Mr Momoh Oguh, the Head of Works Department in the council explained that the committee already constituted to oversee the process, and would take time to scrutinise the documents tendered by the bidders.
10 He said only the ones who met up the requirements with a good price would be selected with the hope that they would deliver as expected.
12 “The eligibility to bid includes evidence of certificate of corporation as issued by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), evidence of payment of non-refundable Tender Fee of N50, 000.
“This must be only in bank draft payable to Bwari Area Council, Abuja as well as evidence of company’s Income Tax Clearance Certificate for the last three years, valid till Dec. 31, among others,” he said.