Nigerian Pupils Break World Tooth-Brushing Record

Over 300,000 pupils from Lagos’s 600 public
schools gathered at 326 different locations for
one purpose: to brush their teeth.
In doing so, the students broke a record
previously held by India, being the record for
the most number of people simultaneously
brushing their teeth for one minute.
The objective of the challenge  is to craft a
sustainable Oral Health promotions project of
global repute and impact.
The founder of HEIT Solutions, and the
convener of the Tooth Brushing Challenge
Project, Dr. Lawal Bakare, at exactly, 2.15pm,
signalled the commencement of the challenge
at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, after
he had certified that each of the participants
has a tooth brush and toothpaste provided by
Unilever Nigeria Limited, one of the event

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