The National Youth Service (NYS) has officially announced mass vehicles and spare parts auction, inviting potential bidders within the country to participate.
According to a statement dated Tuesday, August 15th, NYS disclosed that the auction event will last 18 days, commencing on August 29th and concluding on September 15th.
The items up for auction, including vehicles, spare parts, plant equipment, scrap materials, old tires, tubes, electronics, and various miscellaneous items.
This auction is set to be conducted across multiple counties, including Nairobi, Nakuru, Homabay, Kisumu, Uasin Gishu, Machakos, Samburu, Lamu, Machakos, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, and Tana River.
Numerous venues have been designated for the auction, including Nairobi Holding Unit Ruaraka, Tumaini Farm Unit, Lambwe Development Unit, NYS College Gilgil, Kisumu Station, NYS Technical Training Institute Naivasha, Kerio Valley Field Unit Auction in Turbo, Yatta Field Unit, Kirimuni Field Unit, Hindi Development Unit, Mavoloni Field Unit, and Witu Development Unit. Additional gatherings of bidders will convene at Athi River Field Unit, NYS Technical College Mombasa, Mwatate Field Unit, Tana Basin Road Project, and Garissa Mbalambala Field Unit Auction.
How to Bid
Interested potential bidders are strongly encouraged to visit the NYS website at www.nys.go.ke or the Public Procurement Information Portal (PPIP) at www.tenders.go.ke, both accessible free of charge.
All prospective bidders must submit a refundable deposit of Ksh10,000 per lot, while those interested in machinery and plant equipment must provide a cash deposit of Ksh20,000.
Individuals aiming to bid on scrap metal will be expected to pay Ksh50,000, and those interested in various miscellaneous items will be charged Ksh5,000.
Payments should be made into the preferred NYS account, with the bidder needing to present the bank receipt to the relevant field office (branch) to obtain a designated bidding number.
Individuals lacking valid bidding numbers will not be granted participation rights in the auction.
If a bidder is unsuccessful, their deposit will be fully refunded. Successful bidders must sign an agreement authorizing the deduction of the bid amount from the total purchase price.