A Nigerian lawyer, Akeem Olakunle Ajimotokan, who was stabbed in New York, United States, on January 20, 2011, died yesterday at Methodist Hospital, Sugarland, Texas.
It was believed the suspected perpetrator posed as a prospective Internet buyer of his electric blue BMW M3 coupe. The deceased’s elder brother, Bolaji, who is a politician, described his youngest brother as a brilliant lawyer with a “large heart”.
“I’m glad he has gone to rest,” he said. Since the news of his death broke on Facebook, the family has received an outpouring of e-mails, calls and messages from around the world. His funeral holds on Saturday, at 1818 Eldridge Rd, Sugarland, Texas.