By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched his condolences to the household, mates and associates of the quick previous Group Managing Director of the Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru.

The President additionally commiserated with the Authorities of Bauchi State in addition to the Administration and workers of the NNPC over Baru’s loss of life.

In a press release issued by his Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, President Buhari recalled the immense contributions of Dr Baru to the event of the nation’s oil and fuel business, particularly how his reorganised reformed the NNPC whereas within the saddle as its GMD.

“President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with household, mates {and professional} colleagues of former Group Managing Director of Nigeria Nationwide Petroleum Company (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Kachalla Baru.


“The President additionally commiserates with authorities and folks of Bauchi State, administration and workers of NNPC over the passing of the previous GMD, who labored very onerous to provoke reforms in nearly all departments of the of the company, bringing it in control with international tendencies and greatest practices.

“President Buhari acknowledges Dr Baru’s contributions to making sure stability within the oil sector in Nigeria, with a extra assured provide and predictable worth regime that weakened unscrupulous parallel entrepreneurs, particularly throughout festive seasons.

“The President prays that the almighty God will obtain the soul of the departed, grant everlasting relaxation, and luxury all who mourn him,” the assertion mentioned.

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