Nigerians have been considered by many people as one of the most talented groups of people in the world.

From education to engineering all through to art – where they dominate the most – have gained respect across all fields.

Here are some interesting facts about Michael Taiwo Akinkumi, the man who designed the Nigerian Flag.

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During the time he made the design, he was a student in London. He has once said that the initial design had a sun in the white column in between the two green colours we see on the flag now. According to him, the green colour represents the natural green resources of the country.

At age 84, he is now a retired engineer and a civil servant

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