Professor Mansur Bindawa Auwalu is a Commissioner/ Member of the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission.
Prof. Auwalu is a teacher, researcher and university administrator. The academic career of Auwalu saw him rise to become a Professor of Horticulture in 2004 at the ATBU. He has to his credit over 50 published articles in international and local journals and edited proceedings. Prof. Auwalu has also mentored many undergraduate, masters and doctorate candidates. Administratively, he was a Head of Department, Dean of Faculty and Director of Endowment at the ATBU among other responsibilities. Prof. Auwalu is an External Examiner to many universities in Nigeria.
In 2007, Prof. Auwalu transferred his services from ATBU, Bauchi to Bayero University Kano (BUK) in order to strengthen a newly established Faculty of Agriculture. At BUK, he has mentored many young academics and also served as Dean of Agriculture between 2009 and 2013.
In addition to academic and administrative responsibilities, Prof. Auwalu has been involved in many community services. He is a member of several philanthropic and non-profit organisation, and learned societies.
Prof. Auwalu has visited many universities in the UK, Egypt, Ghana, Iran, Malaysia and United Arab Emirates for the purposes of collaboration and capacity building.
He is happily married with children and grandchildren.