OPEC Secretary-General, Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, dies at aged 63

OPEC Secretary-General, Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, dies at aged 63

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo served as the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Secretary-General.

Mohammed Barkindo, the OPEC Secretary-General, passes away at 63.

Barkindo, a politician from Nigeria and the OPEC secretary-general, has away at the age of 63.

Mele Kyari, the CEO of Nigeria’s National Petroleum Corporation, tweeted the information on Wednesday, and it was subsequently confirmed by two OPEC sources.

“We lost our esteemed Dr. Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo,” a tweet early Wednesday morning from his verified Twitter handle read.

“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.”

Members of the oil and gas community, many of whom describe Barkindo as a giant in the industry, were shocked by his sudden demise.

Over the course of his four-decade career, he held positions with OPEC, Duke Oil, the Nigerian foreign and energy ministries, and the National Petroleum Corporation of Nigeria.

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo Age, Family, and Early Life

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo was a Nigerian man who was born on 20 April 1959 in Yola, Adamawa, Nigeria. He was 63 years old.

mohammed sanusi barkindo family

The details of the identity of his parents are yet to be disclosed.

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo Career, What was his profession?

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo was a Nigerian politician. He served as OPEC’s Secretary-General from August 1, 2016, till his passing. He previously held the position of Acting Secretary-General in 2006; he represented Nigeria on the OPEC Economic Commission Board from 1993 to 2008; he served as President of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation from 2009 to 2010; and since 1991, he has led Nigeria’s technical delegation to UN climate negotiations.

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The estimated net worth of Mohammed Barkindo was $3 million.

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Which school did he go to? What was his major?

At Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria, Barkindo earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1981. He later earned a master’s degree in business administration from Washington University in 1991.

He obtained a postgraduate diploma in Petroleum Economics from Oxford University in 1988 before receiving his MBA. An honorary doctorate from the Federal University of Technology Yola was also given to him.

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo Wife, What about his relationship? Any children?

No details on the married life of Muhammed Sanusi Barkindo is made public yet. We have no clue if he was married or not as he never talked about his personal life publicly.

His social media reach.

We did a quick search for the social media presence of Sanusi but weren’t able to find him on any sort of social media platform.

Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo’s Height, Weight, sexual orientation,

HeightN / A
WeightN / A
Hair colorBlack
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about  Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo’s which you should be knows

NationalityNigerian
EthnicityBlack
Zodiac signTaurus
Age63
Relationship statusN / A
ChildrenN / A

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