Chancellor Ahaghotu, a Nigerian Art student at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, has made history by breaking the decade-old record for the longest painting marathon, after tirelessly drawing  for 100 hours; surpassing the previous record of 60 hours set in 2013 by Roland Palmaerts. Throughout the four-day marathon, he created 106 diverse paintings depicting a variety of subjects, from celebrities and food to plants and animals.

This move is a prove of Ahaghotu's determination to see his name in the Guinness World Book of Records as he stated,

“I came to the United States to pursue my dreams and build up my career as a recognised artist. Breaking the record will boost my recognition as an artist both in my school and the world at large”

Each painting made by Ahaghotu depicted his emotions all through the marathon journey as he expressed,

“One thing I love about the paintings I created is that they were representing my different moods and how I was feeling when I created them, It was a new experience for me and I'm so glad I completed the 100 hours."

This accomplishment by Chancellor Ahaghotu brings so much pride to his school and to his country Nigeria. News of his achievement has met with jubilation in Nigeria, with Social media platforms buzzing with congratulatory messages,

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