Maikanti, Baru, the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is dead.
Mele Kyari, the current GMD of the corporation, who announced this via his twitter page disclosed that the former GMD died on midnight of Saturday, but failed to reveal what led to his death.
He wrote in his tweet, “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.”