Olamilekan Agbeleshe fondly known as Laycon, has emerged winner of the Big Brother Naija Season 5. The young lad beat 19 other housemates to be crowned the winner of this year’s reality television show.
After 70 days in the Big Brother Naija lockdown house, Laycon who has been a fan favorite from the beginning of the show led by 60 per cent votes followed by Dorathy with 21.85 per cent votes. However, Nengi had 15.03 per cent votes while Neo and Vee had 1.94 per cent and 1.18 per cent votes, respectively.
He was also the first BBNaija housemate to attain 1.2 million Instagram followers while still in the reality show.
Despite the odds, most see him as an underdog and he scaled all hurdles to become the winner of this year’s Big Brother Naija reality show.
However, Laycon’s victory does not come as a surprise as celebrities such as Tunde Ednut, Eniola Badmus, Nkechi Blessing, Samklef, Odunlade Adekola, Broda Shaggi, Anita Joseph, Toyin Lawani, Yul Edochie, Reminisce, Teni D Entertainer, Vector, Niniola, Di’Ja, DJ Nana, Ice Prince, Timi Dakolo, Joeboy, Stephanie Coker, Small Doctor, Yvonne Jegede, Seyi Edun, Woli Agba and Funmi Awelewa have been canvassing votes for him on social media.
Following his win, Laycon walked away with 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; and 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; a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
Asides winning the ultimate prize, Laycon also won over N6 million cash during his stay in the house.
He also bagged a marketing campaign deal, skincare products, free food supply, home-care products, ambassador deal, a trip to Scotland and $500 Bitcoin.