Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports,Solomon Dalung has told the President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick to use his discretion to vote during the CAF Presidential election.

There had been reports the minister was against Pinnick’s open support for Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad’s bid for the CAF presidency.

But at a meeting convened by Dalung in Abuja on Tuesday, with Pinnick and members of his Executive Committee in attendance, the minister advised that the interest of Nigeria should be considered during the poll.