Auwalu Muhammed was born in Bukkuyum, Zamfara State, Nigeria on the 16th May, 1978. After his secondary education, he attended school of nursing, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital Sokoto (UDUTH), between the years 2000 to 2003. As a registered nurse, Auwalu worked at General Hospital Moriki in Zamfara State for two years before enrolling for a degree in Nursing. He completed his Bachelor of Nursing Sciences degree in March, 2011, at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria. Additionally, he also passed a midwifery professional examination in the same institution. After working for about two years in a maternity unit of his earlier place of work, he relocated to the School of Nursing (UDUTH), as a nurse tutor. Presently, he is a lecturer at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. Auwalu had completed his Master of Science in maternal and child health nursing at the University of Ghana, Legon in 2014 and PhD (maternal and newborn nursing) at Universiti Putra Malaysia (2019).