JUST IN: Nigerian Hilda Baci Breaks World Record In Cooking Marathon

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Hilda Bassey Effiong, the Nigerian chef fondly called Hilda Baci, has broken the Guinness World Record (GWR) for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.

Baci achieved the new feat in the early hours of Monday at the Amore Gardens, Lekki in Lagos.

The competition — better known as cook-athon — started on Thursday at exactly 4 pm after the restaurateur turned on her cooker.

JUST IN: Nigerian Hilda Baci Breaks World Record In Cooking Marathon

Baci aimed to beat the 87 hours 45 minutes record set by Lata Tondon, the Indian chef who is the current Guinness World Record holder. Tondon achieved the feat in 2019.

But on Monday, the Nigerian surpassed Tondon’s time to set a new record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.