Laycon has been announced as winner of the BBNaija season 5 and goes home with N85m grand prize from the Lockdown Edition. This is the fifth edition since the show started back in 2006.
As the winner, Laycon will be going home with an amount of N85million, including a two-bedroom apartment and a brand new SUV. The 26 years old musician won the show by having 60 percent of the votes. He left fellow finalists Dorathy with 21.85 percentage and Nengi, 15.03 percentage.
Before the big announcement, Laycon was asked about how he felt being among the top two finalists. The musician said replied he was surprised to have made it this far to the top 2. He stated that he just came to the house because he wanted to promote his EP.
From his response, it explained the shock on his face the moment when his name was called out as the winner of the BBNaija Lockdown Edition show. The lockdown edition which started on the 30 June 2020 had 20 contestants all wanting the N85million grand prize.
Determined by viewers’ votes, each housemate had to face eviction every week till the 70th day where The musician Laycon was announced as the winner of the reality show for this fifth season. Laycon beat 19 contestants in the winner takes all competition that kicked off on 19 July 2020. His victory comes after 3 of the finalists- Vee, Neo and Nengi who got evicted from the show.
The BBNaija season 5 winner shared a video on his instagram page to thank all his fans and followers.