Tribute to dad late: Alh. Abba Mustapha by Mohammed A. Mustapha



BABA, the love you had for us was immeasurable, you loved us more than yourself, you sacrificed everything because of us, you gave us the best of education (both Islamic and western).

You trained us to be good, righteous and religious, you showed us practical examples of what patience, perseverance, humility and devoutness amongst others connotes.

You knew dead was fast approaching you, and so, you continuously cautioned us. Please always know that we love you and the vacuum you left can’t be filled in a thousand years or even a life time.

Years may come and go but your memory will never be erased. You will be remembered for the Love of Quran and Quran reciters.

You died in the early hours of a Friday (shortly after Fajr prayers), it has been reported that “no Muslim passes away on a Friday unless he is prevented from the trial of grave by ALLAH”.

All these are good signs that as Muslims, we are very hopeful that our father is in a better place.

However, for the love, care, immeasurable protection and concern we enjoyed from you, we shall continue to grieve and miss you until our last breath.

Our tongues will never be tired of soliciting for your forgiveness from Allah.

“Ya Allah I beg you to forgive my DAD’S shortcomings and grant him a befitting place in Jannah” AMEEN


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