The immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, is dead.
Baru’s successor, Mele Kyari, made this known via his Twitter handle this morning.
He said the former NNPC boss died late last night.
Kyari described his predecessor as a brother, friend and mentor.
He said, “My brother, my friend, and my mentor, Dr. Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night.
“He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.”