A son of the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru has been buried in Dubai after dying during a hike in Dubai .
Mohammed Kawu Baru was an 18-year-old 1st-year Architecture student at American University, Sharjah. He collapsed and died while on University organized hiking exercise in Fujairah on Thursday. He's since been buried at the Sharjah Emirates Cemetery. The father, Maikanti Baru, GMD NNPC, accompanied by Ambassador Nura Rimi and hundreds of members of the Nigerian community in UAE, attended the burial.
Last April Barq’s mother, Hajiya Fatima Baru, died in her hometown of Misau in Bauchi State.
Also, his sister recently died while Mr. Baru was preparing to attend the Oil and gas Conference in Houston, Texas.