Sunday Igboho, the Yoruba secessionist and one of the leaders of the group, whose house was attacked last Wednesday in Ibadan was not at the venue of the protest, but several of his cohorts are on the ground to ensure the protest works as planned.
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In the last few weeks, the protest has caused tension in the state, with Lagos State and the federal government appealing to the group to stop the protest.
There was a heavy presence of police and security agencies at the venue of the protest since early Saturday.
Addressing journalists at the venue of the protest, commissioner of police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu kicked against the protest.