Lai Mohammed declares Senegal has the best Jollof rice on CNN, Nigerians react. So Minister for Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has dabbled into the Jollof Rice wars. He was interviewed last night by CNN’s Richard Quest who is currently in Nigeria. Quest told Lai Mohammed that there is currently a debate on which country has the best Jollof rice and asked Mohammed which country he thinks has the best jollof rice. To the uttermost surprise of Nigerians, Lai Mohammed responded Senegal.