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True, newly elected lawmaker Ibrahim Bello Muhammad, youngest in Nigeria’s history

CLAIM: A Twitter user, @NajibHaruna_, claimed that Ibrahim Bello Muhammad, 27, the newly elected House of Reps member in Kebbi State, is the youngest federal lawmaker in Nigeria’s history.

FINDING: Findings show that Gabriel Saleh Zock of the APC, a first-term member representing Kachial/Kagarko Federal Constituency of Kaduna State, is currently the youngest lawmaker in the House of Representatives. Gabriel was born on November 20, 1985. He became a lawmaker at the age of 34. If Bello is sworn in, he will break the record. 

True, newly elected lawmaker Ibrahim Bello Muhammad, youngest in Nigeria's history

VERDICT: CORRECT

SOURCES: Media reports 

DATE: 27/02/2023

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