On June 13th, 2023, at 10:53 AM, the official Twitter handle for the Guinness World Records released an article and video message to clarify and officially announce the record attempt made by 26-year-old Nigerian Chef Hilda Effiong Bassey, also known as Baci. The purpose of this statement was to provide proper publication and clarification regarding her achievement.
Chef Hilda Baci set out on Thursday, May 11th, 2023, with the goal of surpassing the Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual. The previous record was held by Indian Chef Lata Tondon in 2019, who had exceeded the previous records by 87 hours. Chef Hilda Baci, determined to surpass this feat, embarked on a cooking marathon lasting 100 hours, surpassing the original plan of 96 hours.
After conducting a thorough investigation, the Guinness World Records committee concluded that Chef Hilda Baci deserves the accolades and recognition for her remarkable achievement. As a result, she is now officially recognized as the world record holder for the longest cooking marathon. Nigerians across the country have expressed their joy and excitement over this news, taking to the internet to share their happiness and celebrate Chef Hilda Baci’s extraordinary accomplishment.