Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State Governor, has appointed winner of Big Brother Naija, Olamilekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe, a native of Odeda, Ogun State as a youth ambassador.
The governor also gifted Laycon, a three-bedroom bungalow and N5million for him.
He made this announcement in Abeokuta, where he played host to Laycon at the executive chamber of the governor’s office in the State capital.
“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.
“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.”
Governor Abiodun also praised Laycon by saying he, “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.”
The governor said the celebration of Laycon’s personality is because of “what you represent: a rare combination of prodigious intellect, academic excellence, multi-faceted talents, character, and resilience.”