By Mahdi Garba
About 37 days ago, while members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria were marking the Arba’een of Imam Husain (as) in Abuja, armed to the teeth security operatives attacked the mourners for 3 consecutive days, killing a over 49 people.
Among the victims of this atrocious acts is Mustapha Ingawa, a graduate of Business Administration who passed through the mandatory NYSC scheme recently.
Last week, his wife put to bed a bouncing baby boy. In the early hours of Thursday the 6th of December 2018, the new born baby was named ‘Hammad’, named after Hammad Ibrahim Zakzaky who was killed in cold blood on 14 December, 2015.
While baby Hammad’s elder brother, Abul Fadl still asks "when is my Dad coming back? And the question that makes ones eyes watery "is Dad bringing sweets when coming back?", here comes Hammad.
Hammad Mustafa Ingawa