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Laycon wins BBNaija Season 5

Olamilekan Agbelesebioba aka Laycon emerged winner of the fifth season of Big Brother Naija after polling 60 per cent of the votes in the final week.

The 26-year-old was announced winner at the season’s grand finale on Sunday, September 27 after the 26-year-old rapper beat 19 other housemates to clinch the prize following 70 competitive days.

He took home a total of N85 million (about Shs826 million), including N30 million cash, a two-bedroom apartment, a brand new SUV, a trip to Dubai, among other prizes.

Dorothy, became the last woman standing in the competition and first runner up with 21.85 per cent of the votes. Nengi came in third place after polling 15.03 per cent of the votes, while Neo and Vee finished fourth and fifth with 1.94 and 1.18 per cent respectively.

Laycon joins Katung, Efe, Miracle and Mercy in the coveted list of BBNaija winners. Like the previous winners, he’ll no doubt leverage the opportunity the BBNaija platform has offered him to push his career.

The grand finale which aired live on DStv 198(IS20 197) and GOtv 29 featured live performances by Nigerian superstars Rema and Fireboy and dance group Imagneto.. A highlight of the night was a surprise performance by Mayorkun and Davido with renditions of hit songs ‘Betty Butter’ and ‘Fem’.

issejjombwe@ug.nationmedia.com

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