After hearing that Irish Chef Alan Fisher had broken the Guinness World Record (GWR) for the longest cooking hours by an individual, Chef Tope Maggie of Ogbomoso, Oyo, set out on a 200-hour cooking marathon to make his own mark in GWR annals.
On Thursday, November 9, Maggie made public his ambitious quest to cook for 24 hours straight via an Instagram post.
There were numerous images to go along with the statement, all of which featured Maggie pleading fervently for assistance in achieving his lofty goal.
A flier announces that Tope is holding a cooking marathon at the Ogbomoso Recreation Club.
Videos show Tope getting his daring plan underway on Thursday night around 6 o’clock.
According to the promotional flyer, the cook has applied for Guinness World Records (GWR) certification.
The Nigerian hopes to best the 119 hours and 57 minutes set by Irish chef Alan Fisher.
On November 7, the GWR confirmed Fisher as the record holder for the longest cooking marathon by an individual when he exceeded Nigerian chef Hilda Baci’s record of 93 hours and 11 minutes.
With a time of 47 hours and 21 minutes, the Irish cook also set a new record for the longest baking marathon (individual).