Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of the Nigerian flag, is dead


Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of Nigerian flag, is dead.


Akinkunmi Akinwumi, one of his children, announced the death in a Facebook post on Wednesday.


“Life is indeed transient; I can say boldly that you live a life with a landmark. Continue to rest, my father! Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi (O.F.R.): Great Man has gone,” he wrote.


Akinkunmi is reported to have died in the early hours of Tuesday after a brief illness.


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