Posted by Elizabeth Edozie on Jul 01, 2021
Rotarian Ismaila Aderemi Bello was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on Sunday, 15th September, 1957. 
Rotarian Bello had his primary education at ICC Pry School, Ibuko,Molete, Ibadan, his secondary education at Ibadan City Academy. He had a brief spell at The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he obtained National Diploma in Accountancy before proceeding to Olabisi Onabanjo University where he had his B.Sc. (Hons) in Accounting with 2nd Class Upper.  He hold an M.Sc in Accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos where he is currently a Ph.d Accounting candidate.
‘Remi is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, Fellow Chartered Tax Practitioner and member Institute of Directors (IOD).  He is an Alumnus of Lagos Business School(CEP10) and has attended several professional courses both at home and abroad.  
Rotarian ‘Remi Bello is the immediate past Managing Director/CEO of Crittall-Hope Nigeria Limited.
Rotarian Bello is the Immediate Past Chairman, Eko Forum, a Federal Government body saddled with the responsibility of reconciling Eko Electricity Distribution Company (Eko Disco) with its Electricity Consumers.A past President and past Chairman of Council – Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). He is a Past Vice Chairman (Africa Region) and Council Member of World Chamber Federation and a speaker at the Federation’s Qatar 2013 and Torino Congress in 2015.  Honorary Life Vice President of Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce
Rotarian Bello was appointed as one of the 25-man Presidential Advisory Council of the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan of the Federal Government of Nigeria in 2014. 
Rotarian ‘Remi Bello is aPast President of Jericho Businessmen Club.
‘Remi has served Rotary Club of Ikeja South in various capacities the peak being the President in 2007-2008 Rotary Year.  He has served the District as District Treasurer, Chairman - District Vocation Service Committee, Chairman - District Conference Committee and Assistant Governor for three consecutive years, District Governor Nominee and District Governor-elect. Remi is a member of Rotarian Action Group for Peace (RAGFP). 
Remi is a Major Donor to The Rotary Foundation (TRF).He is the Nigeria National Polioplus Committee’s Treasurer since 2013, the committee that has successfully brought poliomyelitis to zero in Nigeria.
He has attended several District Conferences, Rotary International (RI) Conventions, West Africa Project Fairs and Rotary Institute Zone 20A.
A passionate and compassionate Rotarian, he had hosted in his house inward Group Study Exchange (GSE) beneficiaries on Friendship Exchange to District 9110 on many occasions.
Rotarian Bello, a philanthropist, personally funded the purchase of two plots of land, donated the parcel of land to Temidire Community in Ifo Local Government area of Ogun State through his Club. He used the opportunity of marking his 50th birthday anniversary to raise funds for the construction and donation of a public primary school on the land he donated to the community.  The school today is one of the public primary schools being run by Ogun State Government and it had a student enrollment of about 600 as at 2020.  
Rtn. ‘Remi Bello is happily married and blessed with children and grand-children.
It is not all work, Rtn. Bello is a Table Tennis buff and an ardent golfer.He is also Member, Ikoyi Club 1938 and Lagos Country Club where he is a Patron in the TableTennis Section.