Nigerian chef beats Ghanaian in ‘Jollof Faceoff’ contest, clinches $5000 prize money

Nigerian chef beats Ghanaian in ‘Jollof Faceoff’ contest, clinches $5000 prize money

The fight for supremacy over which is better between Ghanaian and Nigerian Jollof, has been constant, running for many years.

To put an end to the bragging war, a maiden edition of a 'Jollof Faceoff' competition was held last weekend at The Rooftop by Ohuru HSE, Boardroom Apartments in Lekki area of Lagos between two chefs.

Chef Hilda Effiong Bassey represented Nigeria while Chef Seyram Leslie Kumordzie represented Ghana respectively at the event.

At the end, three of a four-man panel of judges adjudged and crowned Chef Hilda Effiong Bassey of Team Nigeria winner.

The delectable Hilda Effiong Bassey won the grand prize of $5,000 USD while Chef Seyram Leslie Kumordzie got N500,000 as consolation.

There is no doubt, her victory has shown that Nigeria Jollof rice is the undisputed queen of West African kitchens.

The maiden event is sponsored by VBank, Nigeria's foremost digital bank and Banking App of the Year 2020.

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