The immediate-past managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC) Maikanti Baru, is dead aged 60.
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
The current General MD of the corporation, Mele Kyari, confirmed the death on his verified Twitter handle, revealing Maikanti died last night.