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Former Group Managing Director of the NNPC Maikanti Baru is Dead

NNPC Maikanti Baru is Dead!..

Former group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Maikanti Baru is dead.

Baru died of an undisclosed ailment on Friday night. He was aged 60.

Maikanti Kachalla Baru (July 7, 1959 – May 29, 2020) was a Nigerian engineer, crude oil marketer, and the 18th Group Managing Director of Nigeria’s state oil firm, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Mele Kyari, who succeeded Baru at NNPC, announced the death on Saturday morning.

“My brother, my friend, and my mentor, Dr. Maikanti Kachalla Baru, immediate past GMD of NNPC died late last night,” Kyari said on Twitter. “He was of exemplary character and disposition. May Allah forgive him and have mercy upon him.”

See also Maikanti Baru Net Worth Before his death.

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Meanwhile, in the main time, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), after the expiration of the term of the board members appointed in 2016.

Members of the new Board are: Mohammed Lawal (North West), Tajudeen Umar (North East), Adamu Mahmood Attah (North Central), Senator Magnus Abe (South South), Dr Stephen Dike (South East), and Chief Pius Akinyelure (South West).

Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement on Saturday explained that the new board will be in place for three years.

Although, NNPC Maikanti Baru is Dead the cause of his death is yet to be disclosed to the general public.

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