Director-General of the Labour Party, Presidential Campaign Council, Akin Osuntokun, lost his native local government.
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Saturday, February 25, 2023, won the presidential election resoundingly in Ekiti West.
The APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu defeated his LP counterpart Peter Obi, who came third.
In results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Local Government Collation Officer, the APC won all 11 wards in the LG.
The party polled 14,516 votes, LP scored 391, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, secured 4,318 and New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP 10.
Ekiti West Local Government Area has its headquarters in Aramoko and comprises Erinijiyan, Okemesi, Isokowa, Egede, Orokuta, Osemo, and Kajola.
Ekiti is currently governed by the APC through Governor Biodun Oyebanji. Oyebanji’s predecessor, Kayode Fayemi, is also of the APC and a key supporter of Tinubu.