Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde on Saturday joined the June 12 protest in his state.
Makinde, a governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, joined the protest in Ibadan, the state capital.
In a video that surfaced online, the governor is seen among protesters who were chanting his name as he addressed them.
The youths could be heard chanting “that is our governor, we love you” as he addressed them.
Several youths protested in Ibadan, Oyo State over the growing insecurity and poverty in Nigeria.
Some of the protesters, who gathered at the popular Mokola roundabout in Ibadan for the June 12 rally held placards demanding an end to bad governance.
Police, army, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps were present at the protest ground.