President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he cannot sack chairman of the
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, because he would need a resolution by two-thirds majority of the Senate to do so.
Speculations has been going on that the president was ready to sack the INEC boss. However, the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu has debunked such rumours. .
"Those reports are utterly baseless and false. There is nothing like that" he said.