Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 7 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

Yes, of course he can. The only thing that is haram for a Seyid to take is 'sadaqah wajibah', like Zakat. 

Other than this, whether it is sadaqah mustahab, or aqiqah, or anything else is permissible and fine to take.

And Allah knows best.