Laycon was crowned the winner during the grand finale event that took place on Sunday, September 27.
The University of Lagos graduate of Philosophy pulled 60 percent of the total votes to emerge winner of the 85 million worth of prizes.
The host of the show, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu made the announcement with Dorathy Bachor becoming the 1st runner up with 21 percent of votes while Nengi, Neo and Vee came 3rd, 4th, and 5th respectively.
Laycon came on the show as an underdog whom many viewers had looked down upon, especially on the 1st day of the show.
However, it did not take long before he proved himself as an intelligent contestant, showcasing his smartness and confidence, which endeared many viewers of the show to his side.
Laycon has since been predicted by many fans of the show as the winner of the BBNaija Lockdown edition 2020, as he happened to be the most popular of all the housemates with teeming fans across the country.
He became the 1st housemate to be verified on Instagram and also the first to have 1 million followers on the photo sharing app.
Laycon was born and raised in Lagos State, where he attended the University of Lagos from 2012 to 2016.
He graduated with a second-class upper degree in Philosophy, UNILAG 2015/2016 set.
Since the announcement of his victory, there has been wild jubilation in the country and across social media platforms.
See reactions from Nigerians on Twitter users below;
— Ola Reignz (@MumuniOlayinka) September 27, 2020
Son of Glory!
Congratulations Laycon pic.twitter.com/KtitoiVhps
— Sulex (@Sulex99652273) September 27, 2020
Laycon’s final message before being declared winner of #BBNaija
— Maiestas Ⓜ️ (@Ebenezer_Peegah) September 27, 2020
I can’t believe I’m crying. Congratulations Laycon! pic.twitter.com/qjrjPoxkH0
— Sally Suleiman (@is_salsu) September 27, 2020
— Omo kiikan 💙 (@OmoKiikan) September 27, 2020
For a man that just came with hopes of promoting his songs. Indeed who God has blessed no man can curse.
From grass to grace, from zero to Hero… much respect to all icons🙌🏽
— ZATARRA🤴🏽 (@zatarra__) September 27, 2020
Congratulations Laycon and baby Dorathy
I thought Nigerians would prefer, money, boobs and breast over talent this season….. We have wise up in this country. I pray we move this same energy to our wicked politicians
— (@Mohnice_) September 27, 2020
— Fadekemi (@LopeTweets_) September 27, 2020
Laycon made it to the House weeks back, looking like he’s filled with no content. Along the line the intelligence in the Young Boy started popping!
As long as the Media is concerned Laycon is most celebrated Housemates in the History of BBN.
Congratulations Laycon 85MILLI 💡❤️
— #LifeOfAnExtrovert 🔋🚀 (@_Abdulquyum) September 27, 2020
Laycon is just calm in all of these. Ebuka had to tell him to jubilate. Very humble human.
— Wale Adetona (@iSlimfit) September 27, 2020
— ARIELLA 💕 (Your Footies 🔌) (@iamdahmmie) September 27, 2020
Man came to promote his EP alone and ended up winning the grand prize, bruh when it’s your time no one can stop you abeg, Congratulations Laycon, well deserved #BBNaijaFinale pic.twitter.com/LTutaJmEIF
— Bobby (@signor_bobby) September 27, 2020
Lessons from Laycon winning the show;
– always be yourself
– never underestimate anyone
– always sell yourself with any given opportunity
– stay loyal to your dreams
– don’t be afraid to express your feelings
– always be yourself
Congratulations Laycon #BBNaijaFinale
— SECRETARY♠️ACE™ (@SecretaryAce) September 27, 2020
— GREYSEE (@vivacious_grace) September 27, 2020
Of Lay Lay; of Laycon the ICON 🎉🎉🎉 Congratulations Laycon
— тнє вєαυтιƒυℓ вєαѕт 🇳🇬 (@thatadebola) September 27, 2020
The jubilation I saw tonight happens on rare occasions and interestingly, Laycon’s victory is one of them. Congratulations, Laycon!
— Rafiat Atanda (@RafiatAtanda) September 27, 2020
Erica come and see that your chicken drum stick is now a winner.
— Benny Pearl (@BennyPearl4) September 27, 2020
— 50.11% Toyosi (@Toyosi68219937) September 27, 2020
— Richhie🦋💡 (@richdenan) September 27, 2020