The Oyo State Government has described the National flag designer, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi as a National hero who left an indelible legacy for generations yet unborn.
The Secretary to the State Government, Professor Olanike Adeyemo stated this during a condolence visit to the residence of the late National hero at Elebu area in Ibadan.
She said the late pa Akinkunmi lived an impactful life and has built an enduring legacy for generations yet unborn, hinting that, the present administration in the State under the leadership of Engineer Seyi Makinde and the good people of Oyo State celebrate him as a National hero”.
She said “on behalf of His Excellency Engineer Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State Executive Council and the good people of Oyo State, we commiserate with the family of our National hero late Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi”.
The Secretary to the State Government said for Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi to design the National flag he had left an indelible legacy which she noted is worthy of emulation.
She added that the present administration in the State cherishes late Akinkunmi’s legacy, adding that his creativity in designing the Nigeria National flag is commendable.
She maintained further that Oyo State Government is proud of one of its indigenes, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi who lived an impactful life.
Responding, the son of the National flag designer, Mr. Akinkunmi Akinwumi appreciated the State Government for the visit, urging the government at all levels to immortalize the contribution of the late civil servant.