Bayo Omoboriowo’s photobook, Discover Nigeria, has been approved as Guinness World Record largest photobook.
Omoboroiwo, the official photographer to President Muhammadu Buhari, was notified of the groundbreaking feat on Thursday afternoon by Guinness.
The news of the epoch-making verification came few hours before the unveiling of the photobook by President Buhari at the closing edition of Nigeria at 60 activities held at State House Conference Centre, on the eve of Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary.
In an email to the 34-year old photographer, the Records Management Team of Guinness wrote, ‘‘Dear Adebayo Omoboriowo. We are thrilled to inform you that your application for the largest photo book has been successful and you are now the Guinness World Records Title Holder!
‘‘You are now eligible for one complimentary Guinness World Records certificate. Congratulations, you are Officially Amazing.
The record largest photo book, ‘‘Discover Nigeria’’, measures 7.8meters by 7.8meters (totaling 60.84 square meters or 654 ft² 87 in²) when closed and when opened it is 15.65metres on its horizontal breadth and 7.8meters on its vertical length.
The photobook of 60square meters of 60 images on 60 pages’ showcases Nigeria rich traditional institutions, the ingenuity of its people, the beauty of its landscape, the richness of its farmlands, stunning waterfalls, and seas, among others.
Its replica which is a coffee table top tourist reference material is available for commercial purchase in bookstores nationwide and it measures 30cm by 30cm.
A delighted Omoboriowo said: ‘‘I am grateful to God for the privilege to be the Nigerian I am, grateful to my family and loved ones and very grateful to President Buhari for believing in me from day 1 and supporting this idea from inception.
‘‘Nigeria is a beautiful country with huge potentials and I’m glad our efforts in promoting Nigerian Art and Culture to the world haven’t been a wasted effort. Join us to Discover Nigeria, join us to birth a new narrative of a vibrant people and culture.’’
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