Nigerian chef, Hilda Effiong Bassey, popularly known as Hilda Baci, has broken the Guinness World Record for the “longest cooking marathon by an individual”.
She beats Lata Tandon, a chef from Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, who set a Guinness World Record of cooking for 87 hours and 45 minutes non-stop.
Hilda on Monday smashed the record as she aims to cook for 96 hours, setting a new world record as the first human on earth to spend such an amount of time cooking.
Social media is flooded with well wishes for the chef from well meaning individuals, Nigerians, celebrities, politicians and others.
Presidential aspirant Peter Obi applauded Hilda Baci.
Celebrated singer Tiwa Savage, Big brother Naija stars Liquorose, cross and nini, content creator Enioluwa, actress Nancy Isime, Bimbo Ademoye, Tobi Bakre and many others also stopped by to cheer on the chef.