Ola ‘Kiya, Reporting
THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ), Ekiti State Council, has encouraged the Ekiti-born chef, Damilola Adeparusi, to remain focused and determined as she embarks on a 120-hour cooking marathon.
Adeparusi, who is currently cooking from, Ilupeju, Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria, is set to break chef Hilda Baci’s Guinness World Record for the longest cooking marathon by an individual.
In a statement in Ado Ekiti, Chairman of NUJ, Comrade Rotimi Ojomoyela and the secretary, Comrade Kayode Babatuyi, advised her not to be distracted nor relent, but be focused on clinching the medal.
Comrade Ojomoyela and Comrade Babatuyi affirmed that Adeparusi should be ready to prove to the world the spirit of hard work and resilience which Ekiti is widely known for.
The statement urged relevant bodies, individuals and government to rally round her as she tries to put Ekiti on the world map.