African British High Commissioners engage in twitter banters over Ghana-Nigeria Jollof Rice cold war
London, August 25, 2018 (AltAfrica)-In case you missed it, Wednesday was World Jollof Rice Day and as usual, the never-ending, unabated “jollof rice banter wars” between Ghana and Nigeria once again became a trending topic.
With Twitter users from both countries claiming to have the best recipe for the popular West African dish, the British High Commissioners for Ghana, Nigeria and Gambia also jumped into the conversation to share their sentiments as to which country has the best Jollof.
Take a look at their exchanges below:
First “attack” came from the High Commissioner to Ghana…
The High Commissioner to the Gambia couldn’t let it slide…
Utmost respect for my esteemed colleagues in @UKinGhana @walkeriain & @UKinNigeria @PaulTArkwright & huge credit to both for celebrating #WorldJollofRiceDay in the best possible way but surely top prize should go to #Gambia jolloff rice aka benachin???Paul Arkwright
Apart from enjoying a super tasty plate of jollof rice on #WorldJollofRiceDay, had to take time out to educate @walkeriain & @UKinGhana that #Nigeriajollof is indeed king.@Omojuwa @Realomosexy @bellanaija
Take a look at some of the reactions from their tweets below and share with us which country you think makes the best Jollof!
Im currently in Ghana, guess what?
Nigeria has the best Jollof rice in the world, its not even up for argument.
Because someone put flag on a plate of jollof rice, you think its the best?
My jollof remain undefeated.
Our Nigerian siblings know Ghana jollof rules, it’s just mouth mouth that they’ve been doing.