A Sickle Cell Foundation has recognized the efforts and advocacy by Laycon, and they have made him an ambassador for the Sickle Cell Global Advocate.
The Big Brother Naija reality show season five winner was given recognition by the Sickle Cell Foundation after he stormed their premises and taking to his official verified Instagram handle and promised to use his platform to help erase the stigma attached to persons with sickle cell and create more awareness about it.
Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe, known professionally as Laycon, sharing the good news to his fans and followers on Instagram, he wrote;
“I’m very pleased to receive the awards for ‘Ambassador Extraordinary’ and ‘Sickle Cell Global Advocate’ presented by the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN).
Your concern and dedication towards the proper care and control of sickle cell disorder in Nigeria is highly commendable.
I plan to use my God-given platform to create more awareness about Sickle Cell Disorder in Nigeria and beyond.
To everyone with sickle cell disorder, do not be intimidated.
You can achieve your dreams once you put your minds to it.
Never allow people define you.