State house makes a U- Turn on tender applications; Issues new directive.
State house makes a U- Turn on tender applications; In notice dated Tuesday, November 8, the state house of Kenya advertised that it was seeking suppliers for goods and services in 58 categories.
This comes after it revoked previous applications of similar tenders it had advertised for in June 2022 during former President Uhuru Kenyatta’s regime.
The statement read,”The Executive office of the President (State House) invites applications for pre-qualification/registration of suppliers for provision of goods and services from interested eligible bidders for the period ending June 30, 2024. All applicants must be registered with Kenya Revenue Authority and Registrar of Companies.”
“Current providers of various goods and services as well as those who had applied to be prequalified through tender advertised in june this year are requested to apply afresh,”the statement added.
Some of the goods the State House seeks to be supplied with, includes cleaning materials, detergents, seeds, cut flowers, utensils, Juices and beverages , fruits among others.
Manual services sought include fumigation and cleaning, garbage collection, scratch cards, landscaping, motor-vehicle maintenance, sanitary services as well as outside catering.
Applications are open till Tuesday, November 22, 2022.
How to apply
Interested bidders are requested to download the documents containing the detailed terms and conditions of the pre-qualification from the official State House website or the PPRA Tender Portal ( which is free of charge).
The vulnerable group( Youth, women, and persons with disabilities ) who seek to participate in the process should provide a valid certificate of registration for indicating they are disadvantaged.
Bidders are required to fill the documents, indicating the tender number and the category to be submitted in plain sealed Envelope
Relevant documents will be deposited at the Tender Box located at Gate D and addressed to the State House Comptroller’s official address.