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Mr Akinkunmi Akinwumi Samuel the son of the late Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi, designer of the national flag has called for state burial of his father following his contribution to the nation building.

Mr Samuel also urged the federal government to immortalize his late father by naming monumental structure after his name.
Daily Independent reporter who visited the resident of the late Pa Akinkunmi on Thursday at Kuola Estate Elebu Ibadan, the Capital City of Oyo state met some sympathizers and members of the immediate and extended family that were mourning the demise of their father.

While speaking with Independent reporter, Samuel said, “there is no doubt I will miss my dad, I will miss his words of advise and his presence.”

•••Mr Samuel Akinwumi Akinkunmi son of late Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi designer of the national flag•••
•••Some sympathizers at late Pa Taiwo AKINKUNMI’S residence mourning the demise of their father…

He further said, “Since he has designed the national flag, government has not name any structure on his behalf, even a drainage has not been named after him which is very bad.”
“Meanwhile government has named some people that have not done so much for the country after some projects or after monumental structures in the country.”
“I want my father to be immortalize and we want a state burial for him. My father deserve a befitting state burial and our door is open for any government assistance on this.” Samuel said.
While addressing his siblings over the demise of their father, Samuel said, “My siblings should take heart and move forward in whatever we are doing. God will surely help us and continue to be with us.”

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