Guinness World Records is the ultimate global authority on record-breaking activities undertaken by individuals. Over the years, this incredible fate achieved by world record holders has inspires people, individuals, families and country.
Some Nigerian women have proved that there is no limitation to success whatsoever and they have gone ahead to etch their names in the Guinness book of record.
Here are 4 of them.
1. Kafayat Shafau
Kafayat Shafau is popularly known as Kaffy. She broke the world record in longest dance with a time of 52 hours and 3 minutes in 2006. She did this with her team, Imagneto, at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon. The renowned fitness and dance instructor, Kaffy has her own dance school. The 36-year-old has now been married for four years with two children.
2. Tuedon Omatsola Morgan
Tuedon Omatsola Morgan is a Nigerian-British woman who received the Guinness World Records title for the fastest time to complete a half marathon on each continent and the North Pole with 62 days 12 hr 58 min 49 sec. She achieved this at 42.
Married with four kids, Tuedon started her journey with a desire to change her unhealthy lifestyle.
3. Odumewu Debbie Sunmisola
On Thursday, November 24, 2017, Pinki Debbie not only broke a Guinness World Record but set a new record for the longest dancing marathon by an individual.
Odumewu Debbie Sunmisola who is more commonly known by her nickname is a dancer, choreographer, aspiring actress and presenter.
Pinki Debbie started her attempt at The Palms Shopping Mall in Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, November 17 and planned to finish by Friday, November 24, 2017.
She succeeded in beating the record but didn’t meet her intended target of 150 hours which is 7 days. She instead attained 137 hours which is almost 6 days of consistent dancing.
4. Daphne Dafinone
Daphne Dafinone, daughter of fabulous bookkeeper and elite rich person, Chief David Dafinone, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. She trained with KPMG Peat Marwick Mcclintock, Chartered Accountants, United Kingdom, where she qualified, before joining Horwath Dafinone.
Daphne is one of the relatives who made the Guinness Book of Records as the family with the most Chartered accountants.