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President Tinubu Mourns Designer Of Nigeria’s National Flag, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi



Designer Of Nigeria’s flag Taiwo Akinkunmi, Is Dead

By Daniel Dafe

President Bola Tinubu has conveyed his deepest sympathy to the family of Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi, OFR, who designed the national flag in 1958 and left a generational legacy, following his passing into glory at the age of 87.

This was contained in a statement signed by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity).

According to the statement, “President Tinubu condoles with friends, and associates of the retired civil servant, who dedicated his life to the service of the nation, sharing knowledge and experience with old and young, and inspiring many to think and act patriotically.”

Furthermore, Tlthe President affirmsed that the Green and White flag is a legacy that has consistently reflected the fruitfulness, resilience, and harmony enjoyed by the nation, and the boldness and uniqueness with which Nigerians characteristically reach for and achieve success around the world.

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“President Tinubu believes Pa Akinkunmi lived and worked for the greatness of the country, and rests eternally with a place of honour in Nigeria’s history,” the statement concluded.



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