Odekunle was stabbed by a Burundian man, Joe Ndikuriyo at a place called Piper’s Bar and Grill.
According to reports, he was stabbed by a Burundian man named Joe Ndikuriyo at Piper’s Bar and Grill.
Odekunle, who gained admission to study Economics in the University of Ottawa in 2012 was stabbed during a brawl between Ndikuriyo and another person.
His sister, Deborah, gave a heartfelt eulogy of her brother whom she apparently had a high regard for.
She wrote, “If I did know it would be your last, I would have given you more than a fist bump. I would have gotten down on my knees and give you the deepest bro-hug.
“If I did know it would be your last, I would have pleaded with the drama leader to allow the rehearsal to linger a little so you and Peter could make us giggle a little more with some frog jump.
“If I did know it would be your last, I would have treasured those great words you shared with me a couple of months ago in the technical department, have them handwritten with the best calligraphic pens, framed and given to you right after doing those frog jumps.
“To the Solomon I saw last week, to the Solomon that finally got his picture taken properly last week, to the Solomon with an intellectual smile and chubby cheeks, to the Solomon his friends described as kind-hearted and meek, see you next.”
According to a report by CBS News, Odekunle was the 17th victim of homicide in Ottawa since the beginning of 2016.