Ex-NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru Is Dead, Aged 60
Maikanti Baru, the immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has reported died.

Baru died on Friday night, May 29, at the age of 60.

The current GMD of NNPC, Mele Kyari, took to twitter to announced his passing in the hours of Saturday.
''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.'' he tweeted

The late Baru was the 18th GMD of NNPC, he served in the position from July 2016 to July 2019 and had previously served as the Group General Manager (GGM) of National Petroleum Investment Management Services.