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Guinness World Record: Nigerian man ends 200hrs ironing marathon over health issues

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A Nigerian man identified as Dauda Abdulfatai has ended his attempt to set a Guinness World Record, GWR, for the longest ironing of clothes.

Abdulfatai had earlier declared his interest to embark on a 200hrs longest ironing of clothes in Lokoja, Kogi State capital.

The ironing session which began on January 10 ended on Tuesday after exceeding 142 hours of continuous ironing.

Giving an update on his official X, Abdulfatai announced that he was unable to meet his target due to health concerns and feedback from his medical team.

“I wish to announce to everyone that I have abruptly halted my pursuit of the 200-hour ironing marathon in the Guinness World Records quest.

“My decision, citing medical reports from my health team, comes after I surpassed 142 hours in the ironing marathon. I have ironed 2249 garments during my attempt,” hr wrote.

Pmnews.ng reports that Abdulfatai had already surpassed the 2015 record held by Gareth Sanders, from the United Kingdom, for a 100hrs ironing marathon.

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