UK High Commissioner endorses Ghanaian Jollof over Nigerian dish

UK High Commissioner endorses Ghanaian Jollof over Nigerian dish

- Jon Benjamin is the UK's High Commissioner to Ghana

- He says Ghanaian Jollor is superior to its Nigerian counterpart

British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Jon Benjamin, has shared a message on his personal Twitter profile endorsing the well loved Ghanaian Jollof rice over its Nigerian cousin.

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UK High Commissioner endorses Ghanaian Jollof over Nigerian dish

Jon Benjamin

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It appears that one of Ghana's most loved dishes, Jollof, has received yet another endorsement in a "food war" that has raged since West African woman learned the sage art of mixing right, tomatoes, and other secret ingredients (we know not what they are... but if we did, we still wouldn't tell you) to make Jollof rice.

Though Jollof rice is prepared in many throughout the West African sub-region, Ghana and Nigeria have waged a war over who's Jollof dish is the best since days of old. When Mark Zuckerberg visited Nigeria and tasted the Nigerian version of the dish, although he described the dish as delicious, he was advised not to try those of other countries.

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Now in a message shared on his personal Twitter profile, UK High Commissioner has left Ghanaians with a parting gift...his endorsement, and what an endorsement indeed. Not only has he endorsed the Ghanaian version of the dish, but he's also stated that he enjoy's telling his Nigerian friends that it's superior to the Nigerian one.

Though many had complained about the British diplomat's unorthodox candor, this is sign that Mr. Benjamin will always be the most "naturalized" diplomat we'll see in a long time...Happy Trails Mr. Benjamin, Happy Trails!

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