PDP has been declared by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as winners of a bye poll for the Takum one state constituency into the Taraba State House of Assembly.
PDP candidate, Garba Ajiya scored 10,725 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atem Anshood of APC who obtained 3,208 votes.
INEC returning officer, Doctor Ayuba Daniel who announces the results in Jalingo, said that only 16,671 out of the 73,183 registered voters participated in the bye poll.
Meanwhile, the convoy of women affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan had been attacked by suspected hoodlums in the area.
The minister accuses Governor Ishak Darius of sponsoring the attack, adding that the hoodlums were brought into Takum from Jalingo, Wukari and Bali.
The Governor’s media aide, Bala Dan Abu, however dismisses the allegation, saying that the Governor is a democrat.