JUST IN: Few Hours After Meeting Buhari, OPEC Secretary General Is Dead
Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Few Hours After Meeting Buhari, OPEC Secretary General Is Dead
Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo, is dead.
He died Tuesday night at 63.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, Mele Kyari, aannounced Barkindo’s death in a tweet in the early hours of Wednesday.
Kyari said the former NNPC GMD died at about 11pm on Tuesday, describing his demise as a great loss to his family, NNPC Nigeria, OPEC and the global energy community.
He wrote, “We lost our esteemed Dr Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo. He died at about 11 pm yesterday 5th July 2022. Certainly a great loss to his immediate family, the NNPC, our country Nigeria, the OPEC and the global energy community.
“Burial arrangements will be announced shortly.”