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The Nigerian Flag Was Not Designed Green And White- See Pictures Of The First Flag And Its Story.

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Micheal Taiwo was born on the 10th of May in the year 1936, and he was the one that thought about the idea of the colour of the Nigerian flag.

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In 1959 in Norwood technical college in London a design contest, was held for who can design the Nigeria flag and Taiwo design was accepted although changes was made to it.

Nigerians are very much familiar with the green, white, green colour of the Nigeria flag.

The white part of the Nigeria flag have a sun emblem, that is coloured with red streaming rays, stripes are also draw at the top but these designs was totally removed by the judges of the contest, and it has not been changed since the judges said so.

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This flag was originally launched in October 1st 1960, to welcome Nigeria in their victory in the Independence, and to create a new beginning in Nigeria.

Taiwo was the one that design the Nigeria flag, and it was accepted by the Government, the flag was originally launched on October 1st 1960, to commemorate Nigerians in their Independence, and to usher Nigerian in a new era.

Nigerian flag have never being change since they got Independence, the green colour in the Nigeria flag represent Nigeria wealth, natural resources, abundant of natural and minerals resources, while the white colour in the middle of the Nigeria flag represent, peace and unity.

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The 23 years old Technical college student that study in Norwich, England named Taiwo was the brain behind the popular Nigeria flag.

The young man saw an advertisement in the newspaper, for the submission of designs for the new Nigerian flag, and his submission was accepted.

Nobody recognized him and honoured him for the design of the Nigeria flag, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi is now 82 years old.

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On 29th of September in the year 2015, Formal President Goodluck Jonathan award him a National Hero, and he was placed on a life time salary.

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