Nigerian Chess Phenom Tunde Onakoya Welcomed with Regal Fanfare After Smashing Records

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Tunde Onakoya, the Nigerian chess virtuoso who recently shattered the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, was met with a majestic reception from his compatriots upon his return to the airport. The triumphant homecoming of Onakoya, who astounded the world with his extraordinary accomplishment, has become a moment of national pride and celebration.

Adding to his illustrious achievements, Onakoya, the founder of Chess In Slums Africa, set a new record by engaging in an impressive 60-hour chess marathon in the iconic setting of New York’s Times Square. While awaiting official confirmation from the Guinness World Records, his latest feat has further solidified his status as a trailblazer in the global chess community.

In a heartwarming display captured in a viral video, a cultural group was spotted serenading Tunde as he arrived at the international airport in Lagos state. The airport team and staff were visibly awestruck, capturing the moment with photos as they presented Onakoya with a vibrant bouquet of flowers, accompanied by the band’s melodic singing and jubilant dancing.

The enchanting scenes at the airport underscored the nation’s adoration and appreciation for Onakoya’s exceptional talents and remarkable achievements in the realm of chess. As he continues to inspire and uplift through his passion for the game, Tunde Onakoya’s triumphant return serves as a testament to the power of dedication, skill, and perseverance in the pursuit of excellence.

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