Tunde Onakoya receives heroic welcome at airport after breaking Guinness World Record

Nigerian chess expert Tunde Onakoya, who broke the previous Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, receives a royal welcome from his compatriots at the airport.

At the famous Times Square in New York, the founder of Chess In Slums Africa achieved 60 hours of playtime on Saturday, setting a new record that is pending confirmation from GWR.

Tunde onakoya welcome chess Guinness world record
Tunde Onakoya.

In a trending video, a cultural group was seen serenading Tunde upon his arrival at the international airport in Lagos state.

The plane crew and airport staff marveled and took pictures as they presented him with a bouquet of flowers and were accompanied by singing and dancing by the band.

Check out reactions that followed …

@jerrydoubles said: “He deserves a national honor”

@Teesaids remarked: “Tunde Onakoya deserves all the accolades he is getting as he has done well for himself and Nigeria by attempting to put Nigeria in the history book and Guinness World Records for most hours of Chess game played.

Congratulations to you

@KCJhones commented: “Congratulations to the man who’s goona become Nigeria’s First ever GM In chess ♟️”

@ayokay13 praised: “Welcome brother you have done well”

@olabodeoolajide said: “He actually deserves more. Ministries of tourism, youth development, and sports need to celebrate him.
pls pass to the relevant table.”

watch video below …

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