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.
The world knows that Nigerians don’t joke with their Jollof Rice and there’s been a raging war of comparison between Nigerian and Ghanaian Jollof for a while but now there’s a new twist.
CNN’s Richard Quest recently asked Nigeria’s information minister, Lai Mohammed, a simple question, ‘Which country makes the best Jollof Rice’ and Lai responded saying, ‘I’ll probably say Senegal’.Nigerians are not finding this funny at all. See their tweets