Guiness World Record: OAU student starts 50 hours hand wash-a-thon - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Friday, November 24, 2023

Guiness World Record: OAU student starts 50 hours hand wash-a-thon

A student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Osun state, Miss Subair Enitan on Friday commenced 50 hours hand wash-a-thon to set a Guinness World Record.

Enitan who had notified the Guinness World Record of her intentions in June this year was given November 24th 2023 to embark on her sojourn.

The 200-level Linguistics and African Languages student has the support of school Students' Union leadership which set the venue of the longest hand washing exercise at the school campus in Ile-Ife on Friday with students and staff of the institution cheereing her. 

Before she officially start washing cloths, she expressed optimism that she will finish strong as title holder of the longest hand washing hours after completing 50 hours on Sunday. 

According to her, my background, the lessons life thought me have been motivatinb me to embark on this wash-a-thon. My experience is unexplainable but it taught me to be selfless. I am confident that I will reach the set goal of 50 hours of hand wash and by God’s grace I will emerge victorious.  

“Despite the massive support from my colleagues here, I pray for the grace of God to be able to complete the task. My parents are very supportive and I urge Nigerians to rally round me while I work towards completing the task". 

The Student Union President, Abbas Akinremi-Ojo disclosed that needed supports including ambulance, lighting, water among other logistics have been put in place to ensure she win the challenge. 

The management of OAU through the Dean, Students Affairs, Professor John Odedire said school is ready to give all what it takes to ensure that she clinch the record.

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