Nigeria: To break the world record, a Nigerian man begins a 200-hour singing marathon
By Ahmad Hadizat Omayoza, Mamos Nigeria
A Nigerian man, Oluwatobi Kufeji, has left on the longest singing long distance race in his journey to establish another Guinness World record.
The marathon is expected to run from July 5 in Lagos until July 13.
Kufeji had before declared his aggressive arrangement to embrace a 200-hour acclaim a-thon as he meant to outperform the past record of 105 hours set by Indian vocalist Sunil Waghmare in 2012.
“Guinness world records has acknowledged my application to break the record of the LONGEST SINGING Long distance race of 105 hours as of now held by Sunil Waghmare (Indian) since Walk 2012 and the record of the LONGEST Show BY An Independent Craftsman for 501 hours right now held by Kuzhalmannam Ramakrishnan (Indian).
These marathons will be completed independently. I am absolutely certain that I will smash the two records. Christ, who strengthens me, enables me to accomplish everything,” he wrote.
Our correspondent observed on Kufeji’s Instagram account that he has already logged more than 106 hours.
But he isn’t the only Nigerian trying to break a Guinness World Record in recent times.
According to The PUNCH, Hilda Baci recently set a new record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
Damilola Adeparusi, another Ekiti State chef, set out on a five-day cooking marathon in her wake, adding to the growing number of attempts to break records. Likewise, a culinary expert, Adeyeye Adeola as of late embraced a 150-hour cooking long distance race in the Ile Oluji/Oke Igbo Neighborhood Government Area of Ondo state, to outperform Baci’s record.