The former Group Managing Director(GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, is dead.
The current NNPD GMD, Myele Kari, confirmed the development.
He tweeted he died on Friday night.
Kyari described the deceased as a brother, friend and mentor, asking Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings.
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