Buhari celebrates Hilda for setting new marathon cooking record
Hilda Baci whose original name is Hilda Basse Effiong has set history by breaking the world record of the longest cooking hour, though it’s yet to be confirmed by Guinness world record.
Hilda has been celebrated by Nigerians, including the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), who on Monday, said he shares the joy of celebrations as 27-year-old gourmet chef.
As she breaks the world record of longest hours of cooking and entering into the Guinness Book of Records, and placing Nigeria on the global spotlight.
The statement is titled ‘President Buhari hails Hilda Baci for placing Nigeria on the global map.’
“President Buhari lauds the young culinary expert for turning her talent and passion into a career, with a rippling effect on the economy as she runs a restaurant in Lagos, trains other talents on entrepreneurship, and now leads the world in resilience, perseverance, and consistency in cooking,” a statement signed by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, read on Monday.
The restaurateur began the competition on Thursday after she turned on her cooker at 4 pm and surpassed the current world record holder on Monday morning.
If certified by the Guinness World Record, she will be displacing the current world record holder, Lata Tondon, an Indian chef who achieved a similar feat in 2019 logging 87 hours 45 minutes record uninterrupted cooking.
Baci’s cooking marathon is currently ongoing at Amore Gardens in Lekki, Lagos State.
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