Winner of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition, Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly known as Laycon, has been appointed youth ambassador by Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.
The appointment was made known by the governor when he played host to the 26year old BBN winner at the executive chamber of the governor’s office in Abẹokuta, the state capital.
Prince Abiodun also disclosed that the reality show winner received a three bedroom apartment and N5million gifts.
“Once again, I congratulate you and on this note, I hereby appoint you as Youth Ambassador of Ogun State. I look forward to working with you to be a model of good character, excellence, good virtues, calmness, integrity that are general attributes of Ogun State, and in fact, your homestead, Odeda.
“We believe that you will help inspire our teeming youths to channel their energies towards positive engagements and shun vices such as robbery, drug abuse, cultism, advanced fee fraud, cybercrimes and kidnapping amongst other negative tendencies,” the governor announced.
Further in his remark, Governor Abiodun revealed that his administration plans to establish an entertainment village for the purpose of nursing budding talents in the state.
“On behalf of the Government and good people of Ogun State, I join your fans across the world to welcome you to your Home State.
“I also want to congratulate you on your success after 71 days as a housemate at the Year 2020 Big Brother Naija, Lockdown Edition.”
While praising his guest for his good behaviour in the BBN House, Governor Abiodun diẹ not hesitate to note that young Nigerians can learn from Laycon’s demeanor based on how he related well with the other 19 housemates from different backgrounds.
Governor Abiodun said Laycon, “demonstrated the Omoluabi component which is the primary ingredient of an Ogun State-born Nigerian. Despite all the odds, temptations, and provocations in the House, I am proud that you came out unscathed and uninvolved in any scandal or immoral act.
“You have also demonstrated with the way you carried out your assigned tasks in the House with comportment; intellectual responses to questions and; your spirit of fair-play, that your academic achievement at the University of Lagos was earned. This has also shown that our Universities can and still produce graduates that are found worthy in character and good learning”, Governor Abiodun said.