OAU student lands in hospital after completing hand wash-a-thon for Guinness World Records

After completing a 58-hour hand wash-a-thon, Subair Enitan, a second-year student at Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Osun State, has been hospitalized.

On the afternoon of Friday, November 24, Enitan commenced her endeavor at the Student Union Building Motor Park within the University campus, supported by thousands of students. Her goal was to establish a record for the longest individual hand cloth washing, a feat for which she had submitted an application to the

Guinness World Record in June

Various students artist and University officials also paid solidarity visit to the task pavilion to cheer her to victory. She completed the 58 hours on Monday and was taken in the School Ambulance to the institution’s clinic for a medical check.  Enitan ended the marathon after 58 hours, surpassing her initial plan of 50 hours.

Speaking before heading to the clinic, Enitan said she was fulfilled to have completed the task right in front of her mother, Omogbolabo Afolake, who was at the venue for over two days.

“I am very fulfilled to have completed the task right in front of my mum, friends and colleagues who thronged this venue to show love and support my ambition,” she said

Watch a video of her in the hospital below


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