Bids invited to rehabilitate Dadin Kowa dam in Nigeria

Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Water Resources (FMWR) through the Project Management Unit (PMU) of the Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project invites sealed bids from eligible bidders by 8 December for the rehabilitation and improvement of the Dadin Kowa dam in the country's northeastern state of Gombe.

The scope of the works, which is being financed by the World Bank, include rehabilitation of the dam embankment, including the spillway, repair and/or replacement of the instrumentation system and  refurbishment of the electrical and mechanical equipment, which have suffered from a lack of regular maintenance over the years. Contract completion period is 12 months. The Dadin Kowa dam, which is situated near the village of Dadin Kowa about 37 km north of Gombe town, is the country’s second largest dam, impounding a reservoir with a surface area of 300 km2, a design storage capacity of 2.8 x 106m3 and a live storage capacity of 1.77 x 106m3. The 42 m-high earth and rockfill dam, which was completed in 1984, provides drinking water for the town. It has an associated 39 MW hydropower facility.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Nigerian Naira NGN 50 000 only through ‘REMITA’ website: www.remita.net to our CBN Account Number: 0020293661163, Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project Naira Account A and Service type ‘Sale of Bid document’ and upon submission of proof of payment to the email address below. The bidding documents for Tender Reference No: FMWR/TRIMING/2022/NCB/W/01, can be collected by hand, email or through courier upon an additional payment of NGN20 000. All bids must be valid for a period of 120 days after bid closing date and must be accompanied by a Bid Security of NGN57.4 million. To acquire bid documentation and for any further information, contact: The National Project Coordinator, Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) Project, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Plot 1402 Abba Kyari Street, off Adesoji Aderemi Street, Apo-Abuja, Nigeria.

Tel: +234 803 839 1469; +234 805 204 8706

Email: info@triming.org

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