Azizah Idris M. grew up in Gombe, Nigeria. She holds an MSc. in Computer Science from the Abubakar Tarawa Balewa University, Bauchi, and is currently studying Islamic Psychology at the Islamic Online University. A bi-lingual writer, Azizah has written fourteen Hausa language novels including Al’amarin Zuci, Zubar Kwalla and Halin Girma, as well as a cookbook in English titled My kitchen Essentials and one other English novel The Surgeon’s Wife.
Azizah is currently Secretary, Gombe State Writers’ Association and a member, Mace Mutum Writers’ Association. A noted Chef, she runs a culinary school in Gombe, where she lives with her husband and three young children.