Nigerian Man Hospitalized After Completing 5-Day Marathon From Lagos To Port Harcourt

Israel Adeleke

A Nigerian man who attempted to break the Guinness World Record by walking from Lagos to Port Harcourt in five days has been hospitalized after completing the feat.

The man, who goes by the name Wene Port Harcourt on Facebook, posted a photo of himself lying on a hospital bed on October 22, with the caption: “Unimaginable pain. I give everything time, distance? Time. Scars? Time. Disbelief? Still, time. Until then, Wene is home!”


Wene had embarked on the 5-day marathon walk on October 17, starting from Lekki Toll gate in Lagos and ending at the Rivers State government house on October 21.

He claimed that he wanted to break the Guinness World Record for the longest distance walked in five days.

According to his Facebook posts, Wene faced several challenges during his walk, such as bad weather, fatigue, and injuries.

He also received support and encouragement from some people along the way.

Wene’s hospital photo has attracted many comments from his followers, who congratulated him on his achievement and wished him a quick recovery.

However, Guinness World Records has not yet commented on Wene’s claim or confirmed if he has broken the record.

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