A star on earth left to rejoin the galaxy. This was not only my brother, but a deeply treasured friend. He was my biggest and strongest cheerleader. His frame could not habitate any sentiment or emotion that’s not pure – no space, no matter how tiny, for envy, bitterness, hatred or any such dark clouds; ever quick to forgive – like our Christ (yes, he was Christ’s follower). I watched as he rose, from ABSOLUTE NOTHING to what God has chosen us to be. When he was low, he carried it with grace and dignity (you could never tell from the outside the storms that brewed within); and when he was high as the Lord Himself chose to give, he carried himself with humility and with even greater grace. I never saw a human so complete like my brother and my friend Dr KUK Ekwueme. Our hearts are filled with the deepest sorrow, broken to pieces. Yet, we must not fail, and indeed do thank the Lord God for the gift of such a wonderful personage; the God who’s name is mercy. We trust His mercy to come through at this very hour, because it is needed in abundance. Adieu my brother and my friend KUK, as you gaze down upon us from your place among the galaxy, and with that twinkle in your eyes. Our love for you will never wane. Adieu!