Laycon Wins BBNaija 85 Million Naira + 7 Things To Know About Him
So, who won the 2020 BBNaija? Who won season 5 BBN 85 million naira? Stop and read about how Wonder boy and “fierce crooner” Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) season five reality TV show.
He becomes the fifth winner of the show since its inception.
On Sunday final eviction night, Laycon emerged winner after polling the highest votes of the five remaining housemates. The last five housemates were Laycon, Dorathy, Nengi, Vee, and Neo.
Vee was the first housemate to leave the BBNaija house on Sunday night, while Neo and Nengi followed suit.
Even though he was just an unrecognised upcoming singer before Big Brother, the 26-year-old rapper had big names like Tunde Ednut, Reminince and a host of other stars rooting for him. Some of these stars are Yinka Ayefele; popular blogger, TundeEdnut; actors Nkechi Blessing, Lateef Adedimeji, Olaniyi “Sanyeri” Afonja, Ufuoma McDermott; comedian Broda Shaggy and entertainer, Lekan KingKong among others. They all actively campaigned for him on their social media pages.
Laycon has been up for eviction twice and both times, he topped the charts with very wide margins against the other housemates he was up with.
Following his victory, Laycon is expected to go home with N85m worth of prize.
The breakdown of the grand prize for BBNaija season five includes N30 million cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors; a trip to Dublin courtesy Guinness; home appliances courtesy Scanfrost.
Others are a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it, and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller, trip to watch the UEFA Champions League final; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
Here are eight facts you should know about Laycon:
Laycon was born in Lagos on November 8, 1993.
· He grew up in Lagos and attended UNILAG from 2012 to 2016 where he studied Philosophy.
· Laycon graduated with a second-class Upper degree with UNILAG 2015/2016 set contrary to media reports he had a First Class.
· The fast rising rap artist featured Chinko Ekun & Reminisce in his hit song ‘Fierce’.
· As an undergraduate, Laycon interned at Latjum Global Nigeria Limited, an oil and gas marketing company in Lagos as a Personal Assistant to the CEO and Managing Director of the company.
· Laycon admitted he is a sex enthusiast. A sex enthusiast is a person with a strong interest in sex-related conversations, though they might not be particularly interested in sexual activity.
· He was the first BBNaija Lockdown Housemate to be verified on Instagram.
· He is the first BBNaija Housemate to have 1million followers while still in the Big Brother House.