The designer of the Nigerian flag Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi died at age of 87

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Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi OFR was a Nigerian civil servant who was best known for designing Nigeria’s national flag. He was commonly referred to as Mr. Flag Man. He has passed away at the age of 87.

According to his family, Pa Akinkunmi passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, August 29, after a brief illness.

One of his children took to Facebook to announce his tragic demise.

“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.”

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