Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo, is dead. He died about 11pm on Tuesday.
His death was announced in the early hours of Wednesday by NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari.
Barkindo was with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) just on Tuesday when he received him at the State House.
Barkindo’s tenure as OPEC Secretary General comes to an end on July 31.