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Former NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru dies at 60

Maikanti Baru, who is the immediate past Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has just been reported dead after a brief illness at Abuja hospital.

He had died late last night, May 29th,2020 at the age of 60.
His death was announced by the current GMD of the corporation, Mele Kyari through his official twitter handle in the early hours of today.

His post reads: 
''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.'' 
Before his death, Baru was the 18th GMD of NNPC. He had served in that position from July 2016 to July 2019 and had also earlier served as the Group General Manager (GGM) of the National Petroleum Investment Management Services.

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