Nigerian Wins International Record for Longest Mathematics Lesson

Nigerian Wins International Record for Longest Mathematics Lesson

  • Nigerian Reken R. Maikama has been confirmed and verified as the person with the longest mathematics lesson ever recorded
  • The Jalingo-born physicist was recognised by the International Book of Records (IBR) after the verification of his attempt at the ACA-Tong
  • It was learnt that Maikama made a similar attempt in 2023 to be in the Guinness Bpookm of Records

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Jalingo, Taraba - Reken R. Maikama, a physicist from Taraba state, has been said to have made the longest mathematics lesson ever recorded.

The Nigerian physicist was recognised after the verification process of his ACA-Tong attempt by the International Book of Records (IBR), which confirmed the feat of Maikama on Thursday, March 8.

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Nigerian beats international record for longest mathematics lesson Photo Credit: Reken R. Maikama
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According to The Punch, the IBR noted that Maikama a 15-hour offline mathematics class on December 21, 2023, in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba, touching ten topics, thereby making a new world record.

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According to the IBR:

“The World Record of “Longest Mathematic lesson’ was achieved by Reken Renos Maikama on 21st December 2023 from Jalingo (Taraba) Nigeria.
“He conducted a 15-hour offline math class in which he covered 10 topics of Mathematics and has set a new world record for the International Book of Records.”

Nigerian makes longest mathematic lesson record

Maikama made a similar attempt in December 2023 in pursuit of the Guinness Book of Records with the aim of undertaking the ACA-Tong in the longest math lesson category.

During the attempt, the 25-year-old spent another 15-hour offline math class, which covered the same 10 topics of mathematics.

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After confirming the achievement of Maikama, he was notified of the official record-holder status and the impending delivery of his record-holder certificate.

IBR, in a mail, said: “We feel overjoyed that your application for Application ID: ‘IBR17274’ is successful, and you are now the official record holder of the International Book of Records."

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