• April 14, 2021

Maikanti Baru, Former NNPC Chief, Is Dead


By Lilian Ogbonna (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Dr. Maikanti Baru, the immediate past General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is dead, following a brief illness in an Abuja medical center. He was aged 60. The sad news of Baru’s demise was announced via twitter by the subsisting  NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari.

Excerpts of Kyari’s tweet read: “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.”

My brother, my friend and my mentor, Dr Maikanti 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.

— Mele Kyari (@MKKyari)  May 30, 2020.


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