Tope Maggie, a chef hailing from Ogbomoso, Oyo, has begun a formidable 200-hour cooking marathon with the aim of inscribing his name into the hall of a new world record.
Tope, in a Thursday evening Instagram post, officially declared his audacious cooking marathon attempt. Following the announcement were numerous pictures and videos, with Tope honestly seeking support for his endeavor.
According to the details shared on a flyer, Tope’s cooking marathon is taking stage at the Ogbomoso Recreation Club, Ogbomoso.
Tope, as showcased in the viral videos, kicked off his audacious attempt on Thursday at 6 pm.
Remarkably, at the time of this report, he has already surpassed an impressive 17 hours of continuous cooking.The accompanying banner indicates that the chef has taken ways to seek the official approval of the Guinness World Records (GWR).
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The Nigerian aims to break the world record of Alan Fisher, the Irish chef, who cooked for 119 hours and 57 minutes.
On November 7, the GWR certified Fisher as the record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual after he surpassed Nigerian chef Hilda Baci’s record of 93 hours and 11 minutes.
The Irish chef also claimed the longest baking marathon (individual), with a time of 47 hours 21 minutes.