The immediate past General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has been reported dead.
The Current NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, took to his Twitter handle on Saturday morning to announce Baru’s death.
“My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night,” Kyari said. “He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.”
It was gatherer that Baru died after a brief illness in an Abuja hospital. He was aged 60.