A change in parental attitudes and government approach is needed to curb the menace.
In Zamfara State, mining has been suspended as the area is one of the places where the attacks has risen.
The PDP candidate defeated the incumbent governor who sought a second term in office.
Tambuwal defeated his opponent with 342 votes.
Ganduje won with a margin of 8,982 votes.
Taraba, traditionally is a PDP state since 1999.
Mr Masari ran the race on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) defeating Yakubu Lado, candidate of the opposing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Mr El-rufai, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) defeated Isa Ashiru, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
By this, Jibrila Bindow, the state governor and APC candidate, seeking a second term in office has lost his re-election bid to Ahmadu Fintiri, candidate of the PDP in the election.
Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the APC candidate which won the race polled 331,546 votes.