Nigerian chef, Damilola Adeparusi popularly known as Chef Dammy has broken her silence after Guinness World Record dismissed her marathon cooking.
Chef Dammy disclosed that her intention of starting her own cook-a-thon was not to break any Guinness World Record.
This comes after Guinness World Record on Thursday she didn’t get approval before starting her 120-Hour Cook-A-Thon.
Recall that the chef began cooking on Friday, June 9 in Oye-Ekiti with a 120 hours cooking time goal.
On Wednesday morning, Adeparusi hit her target of 120 hours of cooking amid jubilation from folks and criticisms from others.
Many thought she had broken Hilda Baci’s record of 93 hours, 11 minutes, only to find out that she didn’t follow the procedure.
In a bid to make clarification on the situation, Legitng sent a press enquiry to the Guinness World Records on Tuesday, June 13.
However in a response sent on Wednesday, the body said Dammy did not send in the required application to break a record before starting to cook.
Reacting to this, Chef Dammy, in a post via her Facebook page, admitted that her 120-hour cook-A-Thon was to test her capability and not for smashing any record.
She also expressed excitement about hitting her target and not giving up.
She wrote: “I stated this earlier that I embarked on this journey to test my capability not for any GWR.
“l am happy that I cooked for 120 hours. I am proud that I never gave up”