Thursday, 2 May 2013
(NEWS): See Where The Man Who Designed The Nigerian National Flag Is Living [PHOTOS]
Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi (left)...His house on the right
Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi (MON) is presumably a household name in Nigeria being the great intellectual who designed the Nigerian flag at the age of 25 while he studied in London.
His flag design was accepted amongst other designs, for its ingenuity and depth. This undeniably shot Pa Akinkunmi into limelight and enlisted him amongst Nigeria’s heroes and icons.
Now, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi, a man whose ingenious work of creativity we still enjoy each time we gaze at the Nigerian flag, coupled with Parkinson’s disease, lives in an unbefitting state in his Ibadan residence. Click to continue reading and see more pics.
A group of young, impact- oriented minds under the cover of GNext Youth Organization have taken it upon themselves to give this great icon’s home a complete makeover.
They would renovate his living room and bedroom. Electrical appliances windows, window frames and furniture will be replaced and also to give the home a beautiful ambiance, flowers will be planted round the house as well as repaint of the fence.
Renovations are to commence 8th of May and last till 10th of May 2013 when it would be declared open by the First Lady of Oyo State in a ceremony that would equally mark his birthday.