A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, is dead.
The current GMD, Mele Kyari, in a tweet via his Twitter account announced the development.
He disclosed that the former GMD died on midnight of Saturday, but failed to reveal what led to his death.
He tweeted, “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.”