As-Salaam alaikum, Says the Noble Messenger of Allah, Sallallahu alaihi Wasallam, about his companion, Sayyadi Abu Bakr Siddiq, may Allah be pleased with him:-- "Love of Abu Bakr and gratitude to him are a duty on everyone of my Ummah."- Suyuti in his book-"The History of The Khalifas."-page 47 The Prophet, alaihi-Salatu Wassalam, also said: " Abu Bakr, you are the one whom Allah has freed from the hell fire." [Tirmidhi-3679]. Further to all this and more, find hereby attached a brief but concise biography of Sayyadi Abu Bakr al-Siddiq, may Allah be leased with him, for your perusal and study/use. In it, you will appreciate the spirit of love and gratitude for the fine character, example and achievements of this great companion. Many Regards.