OPEC Secretary General, Nigerian Mohamed Barkindo, dies

The secretary general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohamed Barkindo, has died this Tuesday at the age of 63, according to the managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari.

"We have lost our esteemed Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo," Kyari said through his account on the social network Twitter.

We lost our esteemed Dr Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo. He died at about 11pm yesterday 5th July 2022. Certainly a great loss to his immediate family of him, the NNPC, our country Nigeria, the OPEC and the global energy community. Burial arrangements will be announced shortly.

— Mele Kyari (@MKKyari) July 6, 2022

“This is a great loss for his family, the NNPC, our country Nigeria, OPEC and the global energy community. Details about the funeral will be announced shortly, ”she has noted.



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