Afropop singer 9ice in the company of some other partners are poised to make history as they have announced plans to create a 50 feet-long steak, popularly known as suya, to celebrate Nigeria’s Independence Day this year.
The singer and popular tourism ambassador and CEO of ‘Suya Stops’ Kehinde Talabi revealed to journalists in Lagos, south-west Nigeria that the idea is to set a new Guinness World Record of the longest steak in the world by making a single 50ft suya. They also aim to draw more positive attention to the country and the showbiz industry.
Talabi said, “We have been working tirelessly behind the curtains in the past few months since we birthed this idea and with the full support of the Lagos State Government and amiable governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, through the Ministry of Arts and Culture, we are sure Lagosians and people in Lagos are in for a good ride.
“I run a Suya spot in Lagos and I can tell for a fact that that it is one viable business with so many intrigues and much more to showcase and imbibe in our tourism export.”
The carnival, which is billed to wrap up the celebration of Lagosat 50, is billed to hold on October 1, 2017.
In recent times, other Nigerian entertainers including Kaffy and DJ Obi have held Guinness World records in other categories.