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EXTENSION OF (EOIs) IN THE SPIN-OFF PROJECTS OF THE FOUR (4) DESIGNATED RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (RBDAs)

NOTICEN OF EXTENSION OF DEADLINE

INVITATION FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOIs) IN THE SPIN-OFF PROJECTS OF THE FOUR (4) DESIGNATED RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (RBDAs)

BACKGROUND                                   

The River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs) were among the enterprises listed in the Public Enterprises (Privatisation & Commercialisation) Act No.28 of 1999 for reform via Partial Commercialisation.

2     OBJECTIVES

The reform strategy for the RBDAs is aimed at making these agencies of government more productive, commercially viable, self-reliant and be able to access private sector funds and technical expertise as RBDAs are considered to be strategic players in driving the national food security agenda, support jobs and wealth creation program of the government.

3.      REFORM PROJECTS

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) hereby invites prospective investors to express interest in the Partial Commercialisation of the underlisted  RBDAs Spin-off projects by means of Private Support Participation to develop and manage the designated facilities for an agreed period of time:

3.1    RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

1.      Upper-Niger River Basin Development Authority

2.      Sokoto-Rima River Basin Development Authority

3.      Ogun-Oshun River Basin Development Authority

4.      Niger-Delta River Basin Development Authority

 

3.2   SPIN-OFF PROJECTS

 

RBDA

S/N

PROJECT

LOCATION

UPPER NIGER

      1.          

Agai Lapai Dam and Irrigation Scheme

Lapai LGA, Niger State

      2.          

Galma Multipurpose Dam

Kubau LGA, Kaduna State

      3.          

Tungan Kawo Dam & Irrigation Scheme

Wushishi LGA, Niger State

      4.          

Kudan Dam & Irrigation Scheme

Kudan LGA, Kaduna State

      5.          

Songhai Model Farm

Headquarters Complex, Bosso LGA. Niger State

 

SOKOTO-RIMA

      1.          

Songhai Model Farm

RBDA Headquarters, Sokoto, Sokoto State

      2.          

Bakolori Dam

Maradun Zamfara State

      3.          

Bakolori Irrigation Scheme

Maradun Marafa & Bakura LGAs. Zamfara State

      4.          

Shagari Dam

Shagari Village, Sokoto State

      5.          

Shagari Irrigation Scheme

Kangi Shagari. Sokoto State

      6.          

Shagari Irrigation Scheme

Shagari. Sokoto State

      7.          

Shagari Water Treatment Plant

Shagari. Sokoto State

      8.          

Zauro Polder Irrigation Scheme

Birnin Kebbi, Birnin Kebbi. Kebbi State

OGUN-OSHUN

      1.          

Lower-Ogun (Mokoloki Farm Project)

Mokoloki Obafemi Owode LGA, Ogun State.

 

 

      2.          

Iwo Songhai Integrated Farm Project

Iwo Town, Osun State

      3.          

Abeokuta Songhai Integrated Farm Scheme

RBDAs Headquarters, Abeokuta, Ogun State

      4.          

Oogi Farm Project

Oogi Town, Osun State

      5.          

Itoikin Irrigation Farming Scheme

Epe LGA, Lagos State

 

      6.          

Middle Ogun Irrigation Farming Scheme

Iseyin LGA, Oyo State

      7.          

Okuku Farm Project

Okuku Town, Osun State

      8.          

Ibadan Area Office Complex & Other Ancillary Facilities

Beside State High Court, Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State

      9.          

Land Space At Ikeja Area Office

Ikeja, Lagos State

     10.          

Ikere Gorge Dam

Iseyin, Oyo State

NIGER-DELTA

      1.          

Peremabiri Rice Irrigation Scheme

Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State

      2.          

Isampou Rice Irrigation Farm

Ekeremor, Bayelsa State

      3.          

Egberu Irrigation Scheme

Oyigbo, Rivers State

      4.          

Yea Irrigation Scheme

Khana, Rivers State

      5.          

Sama Irrigation Songhai Farm

Sama Community, River State

      6.          

Sagbama Songhai Project

Bayelsa State

      7.          

Orogun Songhai Project

Delta State

      8.          

Waterfront Property

River State Area State. NDRBDA

3.         COMPLIANCE

In order to be pre-qualified, prospective investors must possess verifiable evidence of Technical, Managerial and Financial capability including, but not limited to the following: –

a)        Record of successful investment and management in agro-based businesses.

b)        Ample financial resources to turn around and improve the Spin-off projects thus enhancing their value.

 

 

 

Interested investors should indicate their interest by providing the following documentation and information:

I. Full name of the company and the contact person, postal address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

II. Ownership structure;

a. Name(s) of major shareholders; and

b. Percentage Shareholding.

III. Technical and Operational Capabilities.

a) Number of years in the Agro-based Industry including local and international experience.

b) List of Farm projects owned or managed by the firm.

IV. Composition and profile of Management Team showing qualification, years of experience in the Agro and related industry.

V. Evidence of ample financial resources.

Upon receipt of Expressions of Interest from interested investors, the National Council on Privatization (NCP) shall evaluate and pre-qualify applicants.  Thereafter, pre-qualified applicants would be issued an Information Memorandum on the Projects upon the payment of Data Room fee to the Bureau of Public Enterprises.  

Details of the bidding procedure shall be contained in the Information Memorandum.

5. ALL ENQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO:

Mr. Abdulkadir Ahmed

Ag. Director (Agric &Natural Resources)

Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE)

11, Osun Crescent. Off Ibrahim Babangida Way, Maitama

P.M.B 442, Garki. Abuja, Nigeria.

Tel: 234-09-4604400-9

E-mail: aahmed@bpe.gov.ng

Web Site:www.bpe.gov.ng

6. SUBMISSION OF EOIs

All Expressions of interest must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the above address and marked “EOI RIVER BASIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY” not later than 20th May 2024 of this publication by 5:00pm at Room 123 of the Secretariat of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, 11, Osun Crescent, Off Ibrahim Babangida Way, Maitama, Abuja.