Olamilekan Agbeleshe a.k.a. Laycon has emerged winner of the BBNaija Season 5.
Laycon beat 19 other housemates including Erica to emerge the winner of this year’s BBNaija reality show.
However, his victory does not come as a surprise as celebrities such as Eniola Badmus, Nkechi Blessing, Samklef, Odunlade Adekola, Broda Shaggi, Anita Joseph, Toyin Lawani, Yul Edochie, Reminisce.
Others include; 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.
Music producer-turned-blogger, Samklef, has been particularly vocal about his support for Laycon.
He has never hidden his support for the lanky singer. And so, many people have donated money to him.
Samklef even disbursed huge amounts to fans to buy airtime and vote en-masse for Laycon.
As of September 25, he had raised over N900,000.
Likewise, Tunde Ednut, who has a followership of over a million on Instagram, used his platform to canvass for Laycon.
Interestingly, the young man who went into the house with about 4,000 Instagram fans now boasts of a million followers.
His Instagram account got verified while still in the competition.
CANDIID ONLINE recalls that during the week, youths in Ogun State held a public walk-in support of Laycon.
They implored all who cared to listen to vote for the University of Lagos graduate.
This was even as a restaurant in Lagos offered free food to people to vote for Laycon.
Similar scenarios also played out across the country as both youths and adults have been showing support for Laycon in different ways.
The Fierce rapper seemed like a subject of ridicule as many mocked his looks and dressing, especially his superhero costumes during one of their Saturday night parties.
The grand finale saw Laycon emerging as the winner of the 5th Season walking away with the grand prize of 85 million Naira.