Few days ago, I noticed jollof rice was trending on twitter. I was wondering why jollof rice was trending and discovered Nigerians and Ghanaians were arguing who makes better Jollof rice and where jollof rice came from. It was also World Jollof Rice Day (August 22). I did not know Jollof Rice had a special day set aside for celebrating the excellent works it has been doing to our appetite and stomach :-).
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Well, I used to be among the Nigerians who actually thought Jollof rice originated from Nigeria. So, any other country that ate jollof rice definitely learnt how to prepare it from