Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday celebrated the June 12, Democracy Day with protesters at the new Bodija axis of Ibadan, capital of Oyo State.
The governor was seen in a viral video with a megaphone and sparse security details addressing the protesters, who kept on hailing him.
The crowd chanted “let him go” as they made way for his vehicle.
The Governor, in his address, commended the protesters for their peaceful conduct and reminded them that they have the right to hold the government accountable when things are not done the way they should
The protesters, who gathered early in the morning at Mokola Roundabout, proceeded to other areas of the city.
While the protesters remained peaceful, there was a heavy presence of armed security operatives on major roads in the state.