Abba Auwalu was born in Maigatari town, Jigawa State of Nigeria. He attended Sarki Maja Special Primary School, Maigatari between the years 1986 and 1992, from where he proceeded to Government Secondary School, Maigatari between 1992 and 1997, where he had his Secondary education. He got admission into the Federal College of Education, Kano in 1999, where he obtained, in 2002, a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) in Mathematics/Chemistry. In 2004, Auwalu got admission into the Bayero University Kano, Nigeria, where he graduated in the year 2007 with a Second Class Division, bagging a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Mathematics. He completed his Master studies, from the same University, in 2012, and he bagged a Master’s degree (MSc) in Mathematics. He later won, in 2013, a PhD (Mathematics) study fellowship at Near East University, North Cyprus. Currently, he completed the PhD course work with CGPA 3.71/4.00, and now awaiting for his PhD viva.
Auwalu worked as Assistant lecturer and Lecturer for two (2) years in the Jigawa State University (JSU), and College of Remedial and Advanced Studies (JICORAS), Kafin Hausa, Nigeria, respectively. He initially started his teaching career, in 2002, as a Mathematics teacher in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MOEST), Jigawa State, Nigeria. He was Ag. Dean Student affairs, Chairman Security matters committee at College of Remedial and Advanced Studies, Kafin Hausa (2013-2014), Facilitator Mathematics panel at Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Jigawa State (2013), and Student advisor at Computer Engineering Department, Near East University (2015-date).
His research interests include Fixed point theory and its applications, Functional Analysis, Complex Analysis. He has more than fifteen (15) articles published in peer – reviewed Journals, National and international conferences. He was a reviewer of many scientific Journals including Journal of Inequality and Applications (JIA), Journal of Advanced Studies in Topology (JAST), and the SpringerPlus Journal. He is a member of both national and international professional organizations including Nigerian Mathematical Society (NMS) and European Mathematical Society (EMS).
Auwalu is currently at the Faculty of Engineering, Near East University teaching various Mathematics courses including Calculus I, Calculus II, Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, Probability & Statistics, and Numerical Analysis. He is happily married with three (3) children.