The flag covers an area of 3,275.6 square meters. The previous world record for the largest flag to be flown was held by the United Arab Emirates (Sharjah, UAE). It covered an area of 2,448.6 square meters.
The organizers of the event revealed that “the process to certify this achievement has begun and will be concluded before the flag is hoisted later this year.”
The Octogenarian gave praises to God and the senior members of the military for remembering and honouring him. He said,
“I have always dreamt about Nigeria being at the front of every good thing”