LIRS congratulates BBNaija winner, Laycon…demands tax

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has congratulated the winner of the Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition, Olamilekan Agbeleshe (aka Laycon), but promptly requested him to pay tax on the N85million cash prize.

Taking to its official Twitter page, the Lagos State tax office congratulated Laycon and wished him many more wins.

It also hinted that the reality TV star would be expected to visit the tax office to pay his tax from the grand prize he won.

LIRS wrote: “Congratulations @itsLaycon Winner @BBNaija Lockdown edition. More wins!! We look forward to seeing you in Y2021 as you #payyourtax”.

The breakdown of the grand prize for BBNaija season five winner includes N30 million cash prize; a two-bedroom apartment courtesy Revolution Plus; a top of the range SUV from Nigerian automaker, Innoson Motors; a trip to Dublin courtesy Guinness; home appliances courtesy Scanfrost.

Others are a trip to Dubai packaged by Travelbeta; a year’s supply of Indomie noodles, Munch it, and Colgate toothpaste; a year’s supply of Pepsi, a branded chiller, trip to watch the UEFA Champions League finale; and a brand new Oppo mobile smartphone

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