Over 1000 corporations expressed curiosity in 17 classes of initiatives for the 2017 capital initiatives of the Nigerian Railway Company (NRC).
The Managing Director of the NRC, Engr. Fidet Okhiria disclosed this on Tuesday whereas declaring open the method for the opening of bids for the initiatives.
The formal opening of bids held on the company headquarters of the NRC in Lagos had representatives of corporations who’ve bided for one contract or the opposite in attendance.
The MD represented by the Director of Operations, Mr. Niyi Ali mentioned the open bidding was geared toward getting the most effective corporations to hold out the initiatives lined up for implementation within the 2017 fiscal yr.
He assured the businesses that the NRC can be honest, clear and neutral within the bidding course of which explains why they’ve made the method open according to the Procurement Act of 2004.
The initiatives embody the Procurement of Instruments, Gear and Supplies for emergency repairs and upkeep of Tracks; Renovation/Improve of Railway Stations and different buildings along with related amenities (nationwide).
Procurement of Locomotives, Coaches, Wagons, Railway Inspection Autos and Cranes (Slim Gauge and/or Normal Gauge); Procurement/Rehabilitation and Set up of apparatus for Mechanical/Electrical, Safety, Printing, Operations, Civil and ICT amenities; Technology of Various Income for the Company, Insurance coverage Companies, amongst others.