Settled.. Ghana Beat Nigeria To Win Best Jollof Competition


Ghana beat Nigeria in a jollof competition after 24-year-old chef, Sika Mortoo flog her Nigerian counterpart in the cooking competition.

De Onga Jollof Battle happen last weekend in Accra as two chefs from Ghana and Nigeria enter battle to find out which country has the best jollof.

Jollof is a popular West African meal which is cooked with rice, tomato sauce and other spicy ingredients.

The meal is popular among countries like Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cameroon.

But for years now, Ghana and Nigeria always fight over the top pot in terms of which country has the better jollof.

Nigerian chef Turay

After the judges taste both plates of jollof, all three judges voted in favour of Ghana.

The final results is Ghana jollof 95% and Nigeria jollof which chef Turay prepared, score 75%.

The three judges from Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa all vote in favour of Ghana jollof.

Winner of de jollof competition, Sika Mortoo, took cash prize of $2000 home. Her Nigeria counterpart, chef Turay, took home $1000.


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