House of representatives member, Victor Mela representing Billiri/Balanga federal constituency of Gombe state have been sentenced by a magistrate court in the federal capital territory (FCT).
The lawmaker got the sentence for lying under oath in the CD001 INEC form he completed ahead of the 2019 election.
He claimed he did not have dual citizenship while possessing a British passport which shows he is a citizen of Britain.
The court however found him guilty and sentenced him to one-month in prison for perjury with an option fine..
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