Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly known as “Laycon” has been crowned the winner of the Big Brother Naija season 5 after 71 entertaining days.
Recall that the ‘Lockdown’ edition started on Sunday, 19th of July 2020 with 20 housemates (10 males and 10 females).
Laycon, Dorathy, Nengi, Vee and Neo had emerged as finalists last week Sunday after surviving 14 evictions and 1 disqualification.
Of all the finalists who have won themselves millions of naira during their stay in Biggie’s house, Vee was the first to be evicted on Sunday, 27th of September, 2020, followed by Neo and Nengi.
Laycon, a 26-year-old singer and rapper, defeated Dorathy to win the N85 million grand prize.
The breakdown of the grand prize includes a N30m 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; a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta.
Others are; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller and a trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone.
The Lockdown season ended in grand style with thrilling performances by top Nigerian artistes like Fireboy, Davido and Mayorkun.