Obi to Hilda Baci: ‘You have brought honour to our nation’


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the February 25 election, Peter Obi, has congratulated Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey, a.k.a Hilda Baci, for her certification as the new record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Guinness World Records on Tuesday announced Baci as the new record holder for the longest cooking by an individual.

In a post on his Twitter account, Obi commended the chef on believing in her vision, adding that she has carved her name in the ‘golden books of history’ and has brought great honour to Nigeria.

He wrote, “Congratulations to you Hilda Baci #hildabacicooks on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking time by an individual. You believed in your vision, you persevered till the end, and you have now carved your name in the golden books of history and have brought great honour to our nation.

“You have, by your victory, reminded us that the path through which one attains victory in any endeavour must be excellent. By towing the path of hard work and determination, you broke a world record.

“Millions of people across the world are now inspired by you. I remain committed to building a new Nigeria that will provide various noble and productive platforms for Nigerian youths to live out their dreams and compete favourably on the global stage. It is POssible! -PO”


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