Hon Justice Ishaq Usman Bello is the Hon Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. He was born on the 5th of January 1956 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

He bagged Bachelor of Laws (LLB Hons) in Civil Law in 1982 and attended the Nigerian Law School in Lagos where obtained B.L. Certificate and he was called to Bar in 1983 immediately after National Youth Service. Still obsessed with more academic caps, Hon Justice Bello went back to the same University, Ahmadu Bello University where he graduated for his master programme. He bagged Master of Law (LLM) in International Law in 2008. Other certificates obtained by the erudite Jurist include Certificate of Legal Procedure from Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Lagos in 194; Certificate on International Criminal Law among others.

He was a magistrate in Kaduna State between 1985 and 1995; he was the Deputy Chief Registrar of Supreme Court of Nigeria between 1995 and 1996. In 1997 he was appointed as a Judge in the FCT High Court, Abuja.

Hon Justice Ishaq Bello is the current Hon Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria

Hon Justice Bello married with children and his hobbies include Horse-riding, traveling, and Reading.