The Current Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari has taken to his social media page to announce the death of Maikanti Baru, a former GMD of the NNPC.
Announcing the development via his twitter page, Kyari disclosed that the former GMD died on midnight of Saturday, but failed to reveal what led to his death.
“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,” Tweet by Kyari read.