Akon, Lagos Deputy Gov, Obafemi Hamzat, In Battle Over Jollof Rice

American singer, Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, known as Akon, is presently in Nigeria to grace ‘Google For Nigeria’ event which held in the country on Wednesday, July 24th.


During the event, the Senegalese-born American singer got into a debate with the deputy governor of Lagos, Dr Obafemi Hamzat regarding who has the best Jollof rice in Africa.

The singer stood up for his country of origin, saying:

“Senegal Invented Jollof Rice.”

However, Dr Obafemi Hamzat replied:

“I’m not talking about who actually Invented, I am saying Nigeria Jollof Is the Best.”

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