Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo, the Secretary-Seneral of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is dead.
He died at about 11p.m on Tuesday.
He was aged 63.
His death was announced by Mele Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited.
His death occurred few hours after he was celebrated by President Muhammadu Buhari for his good service.
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