Guinness World Record have revealed that the just concluded 120hrs cook-a-thon challenge by the Nigerian chef Dammy was not applied for, in order to break the recent record by Nigerian chef Hilda Baci.
Chef Dammy started the cook-a-thon on the 9th June 2023, she was said to have cooked for 120hours. The challenge started just few weeks after Nigerian Chef Baci took up the challenge. This brought mixed feelings between Nigerians. A few famous Nigerian celebrities also shared their thoughts on the issue, some were in support and some others weren’t . Most people felt it was too early and Hilda Baci should be able to have sometime with the record, while others said that “life is a competition”
According to LegitNG, Guinness World Record has revealed why they were silent on Dammy’s attempt.
The news outfit said GWR told them that they didn’t receive an application from Chef Dammy.
“We have not received an application for this attempt. Applications can be made via the Guinness World Records website for our records management team to review,” Guinness World Record said per Legit.
“Once an application is accepted, the record claimant receives a set of detailed guidelines specific to that record category that must be adhered to.
“This also details a list of evidence that must be submitted for our team to verify the record. Guinness World Records maintains a rigorous review process to maintain the integrity of each Guinness World Records title.”