Yesterday, Ogun state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun (MFR) appointed Bbnaija winner, Laycon, as the Youth Ambassador of Ogun State and Member of Ogun State Executive Council.
It was gathered that the singer was received by a mammoth crowd today at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
While welcoming him to the executive chamber of the governor’s office in the State capital, the Ogun governor announced the deal and also gift Laycon three-bedroom bungalow and N5million.
“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.
Going further, Prince Dapo congratulated Laycon who is a native of Odeda local government area of the state.
He promised that an entertainment village is being contemplated to nurture budding talents in the state and beyond.
“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,” He said.
The governor said young Nigerians can learn from Laycon’s character while in the Bbnaija House based on how he related well with the other 19 housemates from different backgrounds.
Abiodun also noted that the celebration of Laycon’s personality is beyond the entertainment that the House provided.
“What you represent: a rare combination of prodigious intellect, academic excellence, multi-faceted talents, character, and resilience.” He added.