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Family wants Nigerian flag designer immortalized

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The children of the late designer of the Nigerian flag, Taiwo Akinkunmi have called on the federal government to immortalize the memory and contribution of their father.

First Son of the late iconic Nigerian Akinkunmi Akinremi Ayinde made the call in Ibadan where he described his deceased father as an accomplished patriot whose contribution to National development were immeasurable.


He is gone but not forgotten, Taiwo Akinkunmi designer of Nigeria’s national flag remains a remarkable Nigerian whose contribution to nationhood remains indelible in the hearts of all.

Forty-eight hours after his death, his residence in Ibadan is bereft of the usual buzz that accompanies the exit of a great nationalist and symbol of Nigeria’s unity.

Oblivious of the magnitude of the great loss that has befallen the nation, only a handful of visitors are here to mourn with the immediate family of the deceased civil servant and one of them is Elijah Olatunde Taiwo a former tenant of the late flagman who shared fond memories.


A condolence register has been opened in honour of the deceased flagman for visitors to pen dow men their heartfelt messages.

Meanwhile, children of the late Taiwo Akinkunmi have called on the Federal Government to immortalize the memory of their late father.


The late Taiwo Akinkunmi was the designer of the Nigerian flag, he was born in Ibadan on the 10th of May 1936 where he lived a private life until he passed on unto eternal glory in the early hours of the 29th of August 2023.



AKINKUNMI AKINWUNMI (Son to the Deceased)

AKINKUNMI AKINREMI AYINDE (First son of the deceased)

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