Arc. James Dafle Bello hails from Billiri Local Government Area of Gombe State. He had his Primary Education at Nasarawa Primary school, Kaltungo in Kaltungo LGA from 1973-1979. He began his Secondary School Education at Government Science Secondary School Billiri in 1979-1982 and proceeded to Government Science Secondary School Gombe where he completed his Secondary Education from 1982-1984. In 1985/86 he obtained his IJMB in sciences at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and continued in the same University for his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from 1986-1989. And in 1993 -1995 he went back to the same ABU for his Msc. in Architecture. He is a registered Architect and a member of the Nigerian Institute of Architect, mina.Arc. Bello James Dafle began his working career with the Bauchi State Government as a Young Architect and rose to Senior Architect from 1990 to 1996. He had a stint at the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi as a Lecturer in Architecture from July-October, 1996.With the creation of Gombe State in October 1996, he resigned his appointment with the Federal Polytechnic Bauchi and was deployed to Gombe State as a Principal Architect, from where he rose to the rank of a Deputy Director in the Ministry of Housing and Transport. He subsequently transferred his services to the newly established Gombe State College of Education, in April, 2013 to date as the Director of Works of the College.As an accomplished architect he has designed and supervised several projects both Public and Private within and outside the State.