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Institute of Registered Exercise Professionals (IREP) is the first to recognize and act upon the need for professionalization and specialized training for the Exercise & Fitness industry here in Nigeria. The institute which is registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission and approved by the Ministry of Education is set to standardize and professionalize the exercise and fitness industry in Nigeria. The Institute was founded by a group of health professionals and is affiliated with organizations such as; Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, Nigerian Institute for Sports (NIS), Medical Rehabilitation Therapists (Registration) Board of Nigeria,  Parallel Coaching UK amongst others.

We have also partnered with Europe Active and other strategic players in the Fitness industry to provide internationally accepted certification.


  • To maintain our position as the leading educational Institution for the Nigerian Fitness Industry.
  • To contribute to the long term success and growth of our industry.
  • To represent the interests of our students, and to provide services according to their needs.


What We Do

  • Education
  • Standardization
  • Career Mentorship
  • Qualified Trainers Database
  • Networking
  • International Recognition


Advisory Board
Dr. Chuks Osanife. MBBSchs, BAO, LRCP, FRCS, Dip Rad, Dip Tropical Med.
Dr Jack E. Mbom – FIL, PhD Physiology.
Professor Folasade R. Sulaiman. B.Ed.; MCPP; M.Ed., Ph.D.
Dr Mrs Ronke Eso – B.Sc.PT, M.Ed, DPT, PhD Physiotherapy.

Management Board
President – Dr Jack E. Mbom. PhD Physiology, FIL.
Chief Executive Officer – Joel Uzamere. B.Sc. Hons, Dip. Elec. & Comp Engr., CER, CPT, CGB, CMMAT.
Chief Operating Officer – Enee Udo-Obong. B.Sc. Hons., MSA, Dip.PT, CPT, CHCM, Olympic Gold Medal.
Media & Communications – Oluwabusola Abiola. B.Sc. Hons., M.Sc. Int. Bus.
Inter-government Relations – Tayo Popoola. HND (Sport Management), CF&N
First Aid & CPR – Dare Joseph Akinfoside. AISPoN, OSH/HSE Professional.
Head, Abuja Operations – Mrs Jumai Adams. Dip. PHE.
Abuja Representative – Mr Olushomo Oni. ADSE, CPT