The Victory of Hilda Bassey has provoked excitement in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state as some Yenagoa -based Chefs, lovers and fans of the Chef Hilda provided free food and drinks to over 250 residents to celebrate her for breaking and setting a new record in the Guinness Book of world Records after cooking for 100 hours.
For them,It is the celebration of hard work, perseverance, and courage as residents and fans of Chef Hilda Bassey in Yenagoa took out time to celebrate the record breaking chef, for distinguishing and bringing honour to not just herself and family but to the entire country in the global space.
They also encouraged women and youths to make good use of every God given opportunities and talents to excel in life.
They believe that the Chef Baci as she is popularly known has set a new height that other women and youths must thrive to attain irrespective of background and environment.
Baci, who hails from the Akwa Ibom state, South-South Nigeria surpassed the record for the longest cooking time by an individual, held by an Indian chef, Lata Tondon, who had completed the task in 87 hours, and 45 minutes in 2019
Since Hilda BACI achieved the feat, accolades have been pouring in from different quarters on her . Among some Organizations that have honoured her are Dana Airlines who gave her one year free Domestic Flight Tickets, and her mother Three Months.
The President Elect Senator Ahmed Bola TINUBU and the Oni of Ife have also sent her congratulatory messages.
Credit: ELIZA D.O