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House of Representatives, has been sentenced to prison. The lawmaker, Victor Mela, was sentenced to one month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.
The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga Federal Constituency was, however, given an option of fine.
A magistrate court had found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.
He swore to an affidavit three times, denying citizenship of another country while he has a British passport.
His conviction follows prosecution by the police in Abuja.