Amateur Body Building and Fitness Federation of Nigeria

About Us

Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation of Nigeria (ABBFN) is a professional body that is saddled with the responsibly of regulating all the bodybuilding activities and emerging competitions in Nigeria.
This association was created to inspire the teams and their members within the country to achieve fittest goals and build companionship with other members of the team through participation in a set of bodybuilding activities.
The association was formed with the sole aim of maintaining a strong body and strong nation. On a general note, it was formed with the mission of informing, educating, monitoring and training the teams and individuals who have shown interest in bodybuilding sports across the country.Secondly, the organization stands to foster support and control competitions in fitness, bikini, figure, physique and bodybuilding in general.
Since the foundation of this professional body, they have organized different local tournaments. On the other hand, they have given technical and financial support for team and individuals who represent Nigeria at international tournaments such as Champions of the National Fitness Challenge.


Dear Bodybuilding and Fitness enthusiasts:
On behalf of the International Federation of Bodybuilding Fitness, I am pleased to welcome you to our official website.
Created in 1998 under direct supervision of ABBFN Founder and Honorary Life President Mr. Ben Weider, provides to millions of bodybuilders fitness athletes, officials, supporters and fans, from all over the world (our statistics have recorded visits from 187 countries) accurate information on events, news, rules, history and, in general, all the activities carried on by ABBFN and the affiliated continental and national federations; that build together in a daily basis, the reality of our sport with over a thousand events organized each year, under ABBFN logo, in the five continents.
The ABBFN affiliates National Federations from 203 countries and is a member of the Sport Accord (former General Association of International Sports Federations – GAISF) and the International World Games Association (IWGA); it is recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and over 90 National Olympic Committees (NOCs); as well as being a member of the World Anti-Doping Agency, that has recognized the ABBFN as the only authority in bodybuilding, whose anti-doping program is in full compliance with the WADA Code.
ABBFN plays as well an active relationship with scientific and sport international organizations; being conscience of the benefits that a bodybuilding lifestyle can play in the populations health; and the specific applications as ideal anti-aging life style for which the best examples are the legion of outstanding athletes that participate in our master categories (over 50´s, 60´s, 65’s…).
Events for young athletes (including children’s fitness) and female sport are some of our most active programs.
We are pleased to provide you with all this information, because bodybuilding is the passion for a good health and active life. Enjoy it.
Your friend in sport
Soye Elekima
ABBFN President

ABBFN President

Please, download the ABBFN Constitution