The security agencies included the Nigeria Police Force, the State Security Services and the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps.
The personnel, which also included the Police anti-cultism squad, were armed, while scores of officers patrolled the adjoining areas.
The officers had been on ground before 8:00 a.m. at the parks to checkmate any unforeseen breakdown of law and order as the nation marked the June 12 Democracy Day.
NAN reports that a June 12 rally by the Yoruba Summit Group was also expected to hold at the Gani Fawehinmi Freedom Park, Ojota, later in the day.
The proposed rally was also scheduled to hold across the Southwest States, including Kogi and Kwara States.
NAN recalls that President Buhari on Monday signed into law, the Public Holidays (Amendment) Bill which accommodated June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day.
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