BBNaija ex-housemate, Laycon honoured with a chieftaincy title in Yoruba land


The winner of Big Brother Naija season 5 lockdown edition, Lekan Agbeleshe popularly known as Laycon has been honoured with a chieftaincy title in Yorubaland.

According to online reports, Laycon bagged the traditional title on Sunday from the Onipokia of Ipokia, Oba Yisa Adesola Olaniyan, at the 2021 Opo Day celebration held at the District High School, Ipokia.

The Onipokia during the ceremony, said Laycon as an indigene of Ipokia truly deserved the title of Akeweje.

Oba Olaniyan described the fast rising singer as a good ambassador to Ipokia and a positive inspiration to all Nigerian youths.

The first class Oba further praised Laycon, praying he continues to rise and shine.

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Kemi Filani recalls that few weeks ago, the 27 year old shocked many after beating sensational singers, Davido and Wizkid hands down by topping the Nigerian songs trending on Africa Charts.

The rappers song title Hip-hop made number one and the remix of DJ Neptune and Joeboy’s song Nobody featuring Laycon made number two on the chart.

The 27 year old beat Wizkid whose music Ginger featuring Burna Boy was number 10.

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