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Why Guinness World Records is yet to confirm Hilda Baci’s record

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Hilda Baci’s attempt to beat Lata Tondon’s cooking record is yet to be confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records because official enquires are still ongoing, the record body has said.

After Baci had cooked over 91 hours, about three hours more than Tondon’s 87 hours, 45 minutes record, one AlexanderDGreat,@ADG on Twitter had asked The Guinness World Records, why the chef’s success has not been acknowledged officially.

“Why is Guinness World Records not showing or talking about Hilda’s cook-a-thon? Can’t see anything on their pages (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube).” Alexander asked.

Baci’s cook-a-thon page on Twitter has also tweeted, ”I can’t wait for it to be official”.

In response, the Guinness Book of Records wrote on their official Twitter handle; “We’re aware of this amazing record attempt, we need to review all the evidence first before officially confirming a record.”

Read also: Buhari congratulates Hilda Baci for setting world record

The founder of MyFood by Hilda has been cooking for over 94 hours. She started cooking 12noon on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Several notable Nigerians have expressed their support to her.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governor visited her on Sunday. Yemi Osinbajo, vice president of Nigeria also called to express his support to her while Muhammadu Buhari tweeted his support to her. Others who have supported her are Lata Tondon, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Peter Obi, Godswill Akpabio, Tiwa Savage, Enioluwa, Harmony, BankyW, various food bloggers and many others.