President Muhammadu Buhari shared the joy of celebration as 27-year-old gourmet chef Hilda Bassey Effiong aka Hilda Baci made history by breaking the world record for longest cooking time.
Naija News reports that the famous chrf has found its way into the Guinness Book of World Records and brought Nigeria into the spotlight globally.
In a statement Monday from the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari praised the young foodie for turning her talent and passion into a career. , with a ripple effect on the economy when she runs a restaurant in Lagos. , and training other talent in the business sector, and is now a world leader in resilience, persistence and consistency in the kitchen.
The statement said:
“The President recognized the achievement of the restaurateur, who excelled in the Jollof Face-off, 2021 competition, preparing delicious dishes that have won awards by selection and resolving the lengthy competition centuries with Ghana about the African country should own the brand to cook better jollof- rice.
“President Buhari believes that Hilda Baci’s drive and ambition has sparked more interest and understanding of the uniqueness of Nigerian cuisine, as another cultural icon, with its tourism benefits. great calendar, hoping that many young people will follow in his footsteps.
“The President thanked the sponsors of Hilda Baci Cook-a-thon, government officials including Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, celebrities from the vibrant music and film industries. , and the fans of Chief for all the support that has brought glory to the country .
“President Buhari wishes Hilda Baci more graces to have a prosperous career.”
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