Tpl (Mrs.) Bello, Risikat B was born on 17th July, 1966 an indigene of Lagos Island, Lagos State of Nigeria. She attended Igbaja Nursery and Primary School where she obtained School Leaving Certificate from 1972 to 1978 and Egbe Girls’ College Kwara State between 1978 to 1983.
She proceeded to Kwara State Polytechnics between 1983 to 1989 for Ordinary National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning and she did her National Youth Service Corp with the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Environment in 1990.
Tpl (Mrs.) Bello, Risikat B further for her Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning in Lagos State University, Ojo in 1997 to 1998, She also Obtained Certificate in Environmental Impact Assessment in Saxion University of Applied Science, Netherland in Year 2009 with sponsorship of Lagos State Government and certificate in ArcGIS I GIS Fundamentals with eGIS Associates, Inc./ITRE, USA in 2015.
She joined Lagos State Civil Service in 1992 as a Higher Technical Officer (Town Planning) and worked in so many Offices and Departments of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. She worked as the Chief Executive in Ojo and Isolo/Oshodi Local Planning Authority between 2002 to 2005.
Tpl Mrs. Bello, R B was the Senior Personal Assistant to the Honorable Commissioner for Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development in 2007 t0 2008. She became the Head of Department of Physical Development Intervention Department, Lagos State Physical Planning and Development Authority in 2008 to 2010. In year 2011 to 2014, she was the District Officer for Surulere District Office (LASPPPA).
She is a Registered Member of Nigerian Institute of Town Planner and an active EXCO Member of the Institute who served in series of Committees in the Institute.
Tpl (Mrs.) Bello Risikat B is presently the Head of Unit, Lagos State Planning Information Centre (LASPIC). Her hobby is fashion designing, dress making and travelling, She is married with Three (3) Children.