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Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

Ex NNPC GMD, Maikanti Baru, Dies At 60

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The immediate past Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru is dead.

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He died on Friday night at age 60.

The current GMD of the NNPC, Mele Kyari announced the death on Saturday morning via a tweet.

Kyari 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.”

Mele Kyari

@MKKyari
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.

Baru was a Nigerian engineer, oil marketer and the 18th Group Managing Director of the Nigeria’s state oil firm, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. He served in the position from July 2016 to July 2019 and had previously served as the Group General Manager of National Petroleum Investment Management Services.

He was a fellow of Nigerian Society of Engineers and Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

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