Equipment and Accessories / Installation / Maintenance and Other Engineering Services

The Office of Finance and Economic Development (OFED) of Wolaita Sodo City Invites Sealed Bids from Eligible and Qualified Bidders for the Construction of Street Light

Invitation to Bid

Place and Date: Ethiopian Herald, 28-Dec-2020

Program: Urban Institutional and Infrastructure Development Program (UIIDP)

IDA Credit Number: 123029-ET

Procurement Reference Number: SOD/UIIDP/W-26/ 2013

1.The Office of Finance and Economic Development (OFED) of Wolaita Sodo City having legal address at:


Wolaita Sodo


Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region



2. The OFED now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the construction of Street light

3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Open Biding and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Office of Finance and Economic Development, and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:30AM to  12:30PM and from 1:30PM to 5:30PM.

5. Qualification requirements include: Legal, Professional, Technical and Financial admissibility of the bids, as detailed in the Bidding Documents. In addition a bidder shall submit a renewed certificate of competence showing that it is a contractor of Categories, “SC” Specialized Contractors, with a sub-category Electro-Mechanical (SC-EM). This is to be verified when necessary.

6. Appropriate margin of preference shall be applied for local companies. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

7. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 700 ETB (Seven hundred Ethiopian Birr). The method of payment will be in cash, against a receipt. The Bidding Documents will not be sent by any other method than through a bidder’s representative (in person).

8. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 2:30 PM, 28-Jan-2021. Late bids will be rejected.

9. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 3:00 PM, 28-Jan-2021.

10. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 200,000ETB (two hundred thousand Ethiopian Birr) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

11. The Office of Finance and Economic Development of Wolaita Sodo City reserves the right to reject any bid and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to Bidders.

12. The address referred to above is:

Public Body:

Office of Finance and Economic Development

Authorized Representative:

Lulu Wolka, 046-180-0863

Room Number

Procurement Case Team Room


Wolaita Sodo