In pursuance of paragraph 133 (3) (a) and (b) of the Electoral Act as amended, the President of the Court of Appeal, constituted the Taraba Assembly tribunal for the Takum 1 constituency by- election, parties in the elections are to submit their petitions by 12midnight on the 8th of September, 2018. Garba Ajiya of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared winner of the election.